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us: Anderson, William T.

  • [Individual was a slave.]
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  • Variants

    • us: Anderson, Bill (William T.)
    • us: Anderson, Bloody Bill
    • us: Anderson, W. T. (William T.)
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1859-08-20
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1934-08-21
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Seguin (Tex.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Cleveland (Ohio)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Howard University
        • Organization: (naf) African Methodist Episcopal Church
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army. Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1866-1950)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Homeopathic Medical College of Cleveland
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Physicians
          (lcsh) Military chaplains
            (lcsh) Clergy
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        • Sources

          • found: Goodman, T. M. A thrilling record, founded on facts and observations obtained during ten days' experience with Col. W. T. Anderson (the notorious guerrilla chieftain), 1868 (subj.) t.p. (Colonel William T. Anderson)
          • found: Hale, D.R. They called him Bloody Bill, c1992: p. II (Bill Anderson) p. 118 (tombstone: William T. Anderson, 1840-1864)
          • found: Wood, Larry. I am a guerrilla, 2002: CIP t.p. (Bloody Bill Anderson) galley (William "Bill" Anderson; William T. Anderson; W.L. Anderson; b. 1839; d. 1864) data view (William L. "Bloody Bill" Anderson (?-1864), Confederate guerilla and outlaw)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed June 18, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Anderson, William T.; slave, physician, military chaplain, clergy; born 20 August 1859 in Seguin, Texas, United States; received a theology certificate, Howard University (1886); graduated from the Homeopathic Medical College of Cleveland (1888); was a pastor for AME churches in Toledo (Ohio), Urbana (Illinois), Lima (Ohio), and Cleveland (Ohio); President William McKinley appointed him to be a chaplain (1897); was a captain into the Tenth Cavalry, a unit of Buffalo Soldiers; was stationed at the Assinniboine headquarters in Montana (until 1898); rejoined his men near Santiago, Cuba (1898); published with fellow troopers “Under Fire with the Tenth Cavalry”, the history of the unit's action (1899); served as part of the army of occupation in Manzanillo, Cuba (1899-1902); helped the enlisted men organize a regimental Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) in Cuba and in Nebraska; commanded the United States Morgue in Fort William McKinley, near Manila in the Philippines (1907); was stationed at Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont, US; retired in 1910; became an accountant and secretary to the bishop in the Third Episcopal District in Wilberforce; minister of Warren Chapel, Toledo (1916-1918); died 21 August 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
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          • [Individual was a slave.]
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          • 1980-07-28: new
          • 2015-11-07: revised
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