John Anderson, Sergeant, Co. K 33rd Mississippi Infantry, Confederate

1824 (abt)

  • John Anderson is born to Benjamin and Jane Anderson.

1850 

  • October 7: The United States Federal Census taken in Amite County, Mississippi shows 26 year old John living with his widowed mother and siblings. His mother Jane owns 2 slaves.

1860 

  • July 14: The United States Federal Census taken in Amite County, Mississippi shows John as a planter. He owns 2 slaves.

1862 

  • March 10: John enlisted in the Confederate Army in Amite County, Mississippi.
  • ***John, his brother J.J. Anderson and nephew, Robert Capell were all enlisted by Col. D.W. Hurst within 5 days of each other.***
  • March 10 – August 31:  Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “Private apptd 3 corp 12 May.”
  •  November & December:  Company Muster Roll. Present.

1863 

  • March & April:  Company Muster Roll.  Present. Remarks “apptd 2nd sgt from Corpl apl 1 1863.”
  • July & August:  Company Muster Roll. Present.

1864 

  • March & April:  Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • November 30:  John Anderson is killed in action at the Battle of Franklin. He is buried in the McGavock Confederate Cemetery. Section 24, Grave 43.
  • ***John’s nephew Robert Capell also died at Franklin.***