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Anderson, William H.
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 0, credited to Vermont
Unit(s): USN
Service: enl 8/24/62, LNDS, USN, ACT 3rd ASST ENG, 8/27/62, 2nd ASST ENG,, 6/10/64: steamer Iuka; hon disch 9/20/65, ACT 2nd ASST ENG 6/8/66, m/o 1/20/68.

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VITALS
Birth: 1836, Unknown
Death: 1873

Burial: Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 153351339
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None
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Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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WILLIAM H. ANDERSON

(1836 - 1873) WAS BORN IN CANADA, THE SON OF WILLIAM ANDERSON, A STEAM-BOAT CAPTAIN BASED IN BURLINGTON, AND ELIZABETH S. ANDERSON.

Anderson enlisted 24 August 1862, credited to Burlington, and was appointed Third Assistant Engineer on 27 August 1862. He was initially assigned to Flambeau, to which he was attached on 1 January 1863. He was promoted to Second Assistant Engineer on 10 June 1864. He served on USS Iuka in 1864 and 1865. He was honorably discharged 20 September 1865, but reappointed 8 June 1866, serving nearly three more years, resigning on 16 February 1869.

Anderson died in Burlington; interment in Lakeview Cemetery.

Source: draft biography to be included in Green Mountain Mariners of The Civil War, by Tom Ledoux