I’d not seen this fine photograph of G.T. “Tige” Anderson before. It’s a recent (2021) addition to the now-massive Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs at the Library of Congress. It looks to have been taken when he was Colonel of the 11th Georgia Infantry in 1861-62.

Anderson commanded a brigade in D.R. Jones’ Division and fought in and near the West Woods at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, and was appointed Brigadier General soon afterward. He was wounded in the thigh at Gettysburg in 1863 but survived the war to be surrendered at Appomattox Court House, VA in April 1865.

The Liljenquist photo is quite different from his late-war appearance, like this example, from a picture on his Findagrave memorial.

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