George W Anderson

BirthSept. 15, 1845
DeathApril 15, 1930
CemeteryElwood (Elwood)
PostSeward (Seward)
Unit120th Indiana Infantry, Company A

Private George W Anderson

Company A, 120th Indiana Infantry

Anderson was born in Columbus (Bartholomew County), Indiana on September 15, 1845. He was residing in Bloomington (Monroe County), Indiana when he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on March 7, 1865. He served about 10 months. Anderson was mustered out on January 8, 1866.

Anderson joined the regiment in the final stages of the War. During his enlistment, the unit was involved in several significant events:

Campaign of the Carolinas (March 1-April 26, 1865).

Occupation of Goldsboro (NC) (March 21, 1865),

At the Bennett House (Raleigh NC) when General Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee (April 26, 1865).

Anderson died on April 15, 1930. He is buried int eh Elwood Cemetery in Elwood (Gosper County), Nebraska. Anderson was a member of the Seward Post (#3) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Seward.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.