CS Con {⋆★⋆} MG Anderson, James Patton - C.S. Delegate, FL

James Patton Anderson

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Born:
February 16, 1822
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Birthplace: Winchester, Franklin County, Tennessee

Father: Colonel William Preston Anderson

Mother: Margaret Lapsley Adair 1794 – 1875
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee)​

Wife: Henrietta Buford “Etta” Adair 1834 – 1917
(Buried: Oak Hill East Cemetery, Palatka, Florida)​

Children:

William Preston Anderson 1856 – 1900​
Theophilus Beatty Anderson Sr. 1859 – 1916​
(Buried: Oak Hill East Cemetery, Palatka, Florida)​
James Patton Anderson Jr. 1860 -​
Elizabeth Cromwell Anderson 1863 – 1904​
Margaret Bybee Anderson 1866 – 1965​
(Buried: Oak Hill East Cemetery, Palatka, Florida)​

Education:

1842: Graduated from Jefferson College Medical School​

Occupation before War:

Medical Doctor in Mississippi​
Attorney in Hernando and DeSoto Counties in Mississippi​
Served in the Mississippi State Militia rising to rank of Captain​
1846 – 1848: Served in the Mexican War, rising to rank of Lt. Colonel​
Mississippi State Representative​
Worked as Gold Prospector​
1853 – 1855: United States Marshal for Washington Territory​
1855 – 1857: Delegate to U.S. House of Representatives Washington​
1857 – 1861: Plantation Owner near Monticello, Florida​

Civil War Career:

1861: Delegate to Florida State Secession Convention​
1861: Captain in Florida State Militia​
1861: Florida Delegate to Confederate Provincial Congress​
1861 – 1862: Colonel of 1st Florida Infantry Regiment​
1861 – 1862: Commander of 2nd Brigade Army of Pensacola​
1862 – 1864: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Infantry​
1862: Participated as Brigade Commander Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee​
1862: Participated as Brigade Commander Battle of Perryville, Kentucky​
1862: Participated as Brigade Commander Battle of Stones River​
1863: Participated as Brigade Commander Battle of Chickamauga​
1863: Participated as Brigade Commander Battle of Chattanooga​
1864 – 1865: Major General of Confederate Army Infantry​
1864: Served briefly as Commander CSA District of Florida​
1864: Suffered a serious jaw wound during Battle of Jonesboro, Georgia​
1864 – 1865: In Monticello, Florida on Sick Leave​
1865: Participated in the Carolina's Campaign against Dr.'s orders
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1865: Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina on May 1, 1865​
1866: Pardoned by the United States Government on December 2, 1866​

Occupation after War:

Newspaper Editor & Insurance Salesman in Memphis, Tennessee​
Tennessee State Tax Collector in Shelby County, Tennesse​

Died: September 20, 1872

Place of Death: Memphis, Tennessee

Age at time of Death: 50 years old

Cause of Death: War Wounds & Pneumonia

Burial Place: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee (Sept. 22, 1872)
 
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