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

Frederick Charles Anderson

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    18th Massachusetts Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 21, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Weldon Railroad, Virginia, USA
Capture of battle flag of 27th South Carolina (C.S.A.) and the color bearer.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 3, 1894
  • Born: March 24, 1842, Boston, Suffolk County, MA, United States
  • Died: October 6, 1882, Providence, RI, United States
  • Buried: Unitarian Church Cemetery, Dighton, Bristol County, MA, United States
  • Location of Medal: Town of Dighton, Massachusetts, Police Station, Dighton, MA

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