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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Joseph Reid Anderson

 
 
Joseph Reid Anderson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 12, 2014
1. Joseph Reid Anderson Marker
Inscription.
Born February 16, 1813 in Fincastle, Virginia
Died September 7, 1892 at Isle of Shoales, New Hampshire
Buried in Hollywood Cemetery
Cadet Captain, Class of 1836, West Point Military Academy
Purchased Tredegar Iron Works, April 4, 1848
Five term member, Richmond City Council 1847-1861
Virginia General Assembly 1852-1859
Brigadier General, Confederate States of America
Wounded in action, June 30, 1862, Frayser's Farm
Commanded Tredegar Battalion - Defence of Richmond 1862-1865
 
Erected 1991 by Janet Randolph Chapter, U.D.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 37° 32.102′ N, 77° 26.707′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Tredegar Street 0.1 miles west of South 5th Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Tredegar Street, Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Gun Foundry (within shouting distance of this marker); Tredegar Iron Works (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Firepower
Joseph Reid Anderson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 12, 2014
2. Joseph Reid Anderson Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Visitor Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Overshot Waterwheel (within shouting distance of this marker); Enterprise and Iron (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cupola Furnace and Foundry (within shouting distance of this marker); Toledo 1000-ton Press (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .  American Civil War Museum. (Submitted on July 13, 2014.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 373 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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