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

1824 (abt)

  • John Anderson was born to Benjamin and Jane Anderson.

1850 

  • October 7: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Amite County, MS showed 26-year-old John living with his widowed mother and siblings. His mother Jane owned 2 slaves.

1860 

  • July 14: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Amite County, MS showed John as a planter. He owned 2 slaves.

1862 

  • March 10: John enlisted in the C.S. Army in Amite County, MS.

  • ***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 was buried in the McGavock Confederate Cemetery.

  • ***John’s nephew Robert Capell also died at Franklin.***