Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Joseph Reid Anderson
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Tredegar Street, Richmond VA 23219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 Southern Firepower (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Visitor Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Enterprise and Iron (within shouting distance of this marker); Overshot Waterwheel (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . . American Civil War Museum. (Submitted on July 13, 2014.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.