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Federal (USV)


John R. Anderson

(? - 1864)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Private, Company H, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 2 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He reenlisted on 29 March 1863 and was wounded again, at Langley, VA on 4 September 1863. He was killed in action at Petersburg, VA on 22 June 1864.

After the War

His remains were recovered on 15 October 1865 and interred in Monument Cemetery on the 18th.

References & notes

Service information from Ward.1 He's not found in Bates' History of Pennsylvania Volunteers. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


06/22/1864; Petersburg, VA; burial in Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge, PA


1   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pg. 354  [AotW citation 21603]