ANDERSON, Augustus

IL 8th Inf Co H. Residence: Vandalia, Fayette County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jul 1861 at Cairo, Illinois, and mustered there the same day. Private. Re-enlisted for three years on 1 Feb 1864 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Re-mustered 24 Mar 1864 at Vicksburg. Mustered out on 4 May 1865 at Baton Rouge, Mississippi. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p 112, 119)