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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1857

Vol. II
p697
1794

(Born Mas.)

Robert H. Anderson

(Ap'd Ct.)

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Robert Houston Anderson: Born Oct. 1, 1835, Savannah, GA.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1853, to July 1, 1857, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1857.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Columbus, N. Y., 1857‑58; on frontier duty

(Second Lieut., 9th Infantry, Dec. 29, 1857)

at Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., 1858‑61; and on leave of absence, 1861.

Resigned, May 17, 1861.

p698 Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States.a

Civil History. — Chief of Police, Savannah, Ga., 1867‑88. Member of the Board of Visitors to the U. S. Military Academy, 1879 and 1887.

Died, Feb. 8, 1888, at Savannah, Ga.: Aged 52.

Buried, Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, GA.


Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: a good summary is given at the Find-a‑Grave page linked above.


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