Anderson, William H.
Age: 0, credited to VermontVITALS
Birth: 1836, UnknownADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
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