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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Everett W Anderson

  • Rank: Sergeant (Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company M,
    15th Pennsylvania Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: January 14, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Crosby's Creek, Tennessee, USA
Captured, singlehandedly, Confederate Brig. Gen. Robert B. Vance during a charge upon the enemy.
Medal of Honor Recipient Everett W. Anderson
Medal of Honor Recipient Everett W. Anderson
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 3, 1894
  • Born: July 12, 1839, near Phoenixville, Chester County, PA, United States
  • Died: February 4, 1917
  • Buried: Morris Cemetery (MH) (H-51), Phoenixville, PA, United States

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