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George Thomas Anderson
Nickname "Tige"
Allegiance United States of America
Confederate States of America
Years of service 1861–65
Rank Brigadier General
Battles/wars

American Civil War

George Thomas Anderson (February 3, 1824 – April 4, 1901) was a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Nicknamed "Tige," Anderson was noted as one of Robert E. Lee's hardest-fighting subordinates. He was wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg.

After the war he worked as a policeman and a tax collector. He is buried in the Edgemont Cemetery, Anniston, Alabama.

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