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ANDERSON, John

IL 10th Inf Co E. Residence: Henderson County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Tailor. Unmarried. Gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5’9¼”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Aug 1861 at Oquawka, Illinois, and mustered at Cairo, Illinois, the same day. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Jan 1864 at Rossville, Georgia, and mustered there on 6 Jan 1864. Discharged 1 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. $210 bounty paid, $190 still due at muster out. Died 28 Dec 1861 at Mound City, Illinois. Sources: (ILSA reel one p 73, 75)