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HENRY ANDERSON, Private, Company "F"

Submitted by Robert K. Anderson.

Henry Anderson was born in Allegany County Maryland in 1811 and died May 14, 1900 in Fairmont, W.Va. He was 5'10" tall, had fair hair and complexion and blue eyes. He married Anna Hannan and they had 9 children, including Newton B. Anderson, who also served in the 12th Infantry. Anna died in Fairmont on May 16, 1852. Henry married Hannah Minear on October 1, 1853. Henry and Hannah had 10 children. Henry enlisted in the Union Army at Grafton, W.Va on February 24, 1864 at age 53 years. He was discharged on December 17, 1864 by order of General Crook for disability.