WI 15th Inf Co G. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 18. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 8 Jan 1862 at Perry and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick in the general Hospital at Columbus, Kentucky, 22 Aug 1862. Became unfit for service and was discharged from the service for disease 20 Oct 1862. Post war: In 1886, John Anderson was living in Des Moines, Iowa. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-9; red book vol 20 p100) (Buslett p527) (Ager p311) (XSS Iowa p705)