Everett W. Anderson

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Everett W. Anderson
Born (1839-02-04)February 4, 1839
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Died February 4, 1917(1917-02-04) (aged 78)
Place of burial Morris Cemetery (Phoenixville, Pennsylvania)
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch USArmy flag.jpg United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861 - 1865
Rank Sergeant
Unit Company M, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Everett W. Anderson (July 12, 1839 - February 4, 1917) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.

Biography[edit]

Anderson served in the American Civil War in Company M, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry for the Union Army. He received the Medal of Honor on December 3, 1894. He is the grandson of Isaac Anderson (congressman).

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Citation:

Captured, single-handed, Confederate Brig. Gen. Robert B. Vance during a charge upon the enemy.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thomas Anderson". Medal of Honor recipients. Military Times. Retrieved February 19, 2012. 

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