{⋆★⋆} BG Anderson, George "Tige"

George Thomas “Tige” Anderson

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Born: February 3, 1824

Birthplace: Covington, Georgia

Father: Joseph Stewart Anderson 1793 – 1871

Mother: Lucy Cunningham 1800 – 1840

Wife: Elizabeth Ramey 1824 – 1867

Wife: Linda Spiller 1850 – 1935
(Buried: Edgemont Cemetery, Anniston, Alabama)​

Children:

Joseph Stewart Anderson 1850 – 1852​
Mary Ramey Anderson 1851 – 1852​
Lucy Agnes Anderson 1854 – 1854​
Charles Hardwick Anderson 1883 – 1932​
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, Texas)​
Jessie Tennille Anderson 1891 – 1965​

Education:

Attended Emory University​

Occupation before War:

1846 – 1848: Lt. of Georgia Cavalry During the Mexican War​
1855 – 1858: Served in U.S. Army Cavalry rising to rank of 1st Lt.​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: Colonel of 11th Georgia Infantry Regiment
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1862: Slightly Injured during the Second Battle of Bull Run​
1862 – 1865: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Infantry​
1863: Wounded during the Battle of Gettysburg, Little Round Top​
1863: Distinguished himself during the Battle of Knoxville, Tennessee​
1864: Led his Brigade during the Battle of the Wilderness​
1864 – 1865: Served in the Trenches during Siege of Petersburg, Virginia​
1865: Surrendered at Appomattox Court House, Appomattox, Virginia​

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1877: Worked for the Georgia Railroad in Atlanta, Georgia​
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1877 – 1881: Chief of Police for City of Atlanta, Georgia​
1881 – 1889: Businessman in Tuscaloosa, Alabama​

Chief of Police for City of Anniston, Alabama​
Alabama State Tax Collector in Calhoun County, Alabama​

Died: April 4, 1901

Place of Death: Anniston, Alabama

Age at time of Death: 77 years old

Burial Place: Edgemont Cemetery, Anniston, Alabama

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