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George T. Anderson

Confederate Army general

George Thomas Anderson (February 3, 1824 – April 4, 1901) was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Nicknamed "Tige," Anderson was noted as one of Robert E. Lee's hardest-fighting subordinates. He was wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg.[1]

George Thomas Anderson
Nickname"Tige"
AllegianceUnited States of America
Confederate States of America
Years of service1861–65
Rank Brigadier General
Battles/warsAmerican Civil War

After the war he worked as a policeman and a tax collector. He is buried in the Edgemont Cemetery, Anniston, Alabama.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Col George Thomas Anderson". antietam.aotw.org. Retrieved April 7, 2010.