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C.D. Anderson

C.D. Anderson

Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Charles David Anderson

(1827 - 1901)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company C.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Elected Major September 17, 1862. Sent to Fort Delaware, Delaware in 1862. Exchanged in 1862. Wounded in left hand, necessitating amputation of finger, and through shoulder and bowels, at Chancellorsville, Virginia May 3, 1863. Elected Lieutenant Colonel May 15, 1863. Resigned on account of wounds January 20, 1864.

Appointed Colonel of the 5th Regiment Georgia State Forces in spring of 1864; Brigadier General Georgia State Forces July 1864. Surrendered April 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Ranger951. The photo here from one of unknown provenance posted to his gravesite on Findagreave.

Birth

05/22/1827; DeKalb County, GA

Death

02/22/1901 Fort Valley, GA; burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Fort Valley, GA

Notes

1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/6th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 9573]