George Anderson
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Historical Figure
Nationality: United States (Confederate States, 1861-65)
Date of Birth: 1824
Date of Death: 1901
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Soldier, police chief, tax collector, railroad freight agent
Parents: Joseph Anderson,
Lucy Cunningham
Spouse: Elizabeth Ramey (d. 1867),
Linda Spiller
Military Branch: United States Army (Mexican-American War);
Confederate
Army (American Civil War)
Fictional Appearances:
The Guns of the South
POD: January 17, 1864
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference
Nationality: Confederate States
Military Branch: Army of Northern Virginia (Second American Revolution)

George Thomas "Tige" Anderson (February 3, 1824 – April 4, 1901) was a General in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Noted as one of Robert E. Lee's hardest-fighting subordinates, Anderson began the war as Colonel of a Georgia militia. He fought in the Battles of the Virginia Peninsula, Second Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg, and surrendered with Lee at Appomattox.

George Anderson in The Guns of the South[edit | edit source]

Major General George Anderson's infantry division of the Army of Northern Virginia was one of the first divisions to be outfitted with AK-47s.

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