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army officer

Harry Reuben Anderson, American army officer.


Anderson, Harry Reuben was born on January 20, 1844 in Chillicothe, Ohio, United States. Son of Colonel William Marshall and Eliza (McArthur) Anderson.


Captain’s clerk in the United States Navy, May 2, 1863-June 30, 1864. Cadet United States Military Academy, July 1, 1864-January 18, 1865. Graduate Artillery School, 1875.


Captain 6th United States Vol. Infantry, April 28, 1865-June 12, 1866. Second lieutenant 6th United States Infantry, March 7, 1867.

Advanced through the grades to colonel, March 26, 1906. Brigadier general, retired April 5, 1907. Participated in campaign against Sioux Indians on Powder River, Nebraska, 1865.

Appointed a.-d.-c. to General E. R. S. Camby, 1868. In campaign against Modocs, 1873 (honorable mention). Against Sioux Indians, under General Crook, 1876.

Against Bannocks, in Oregon, 1877-1878. Served in Cuba and P.R. during Spanish-American War. Home: Circleville, O.


Married Florence Allison, August 26, 1869.

Colonel William Marshall Anderson

Eliza (McArthur) Anderson

Florence Allison