Major George W. Anderson

(proper noun) George W. Anderson was a cotton merchant who served as a major in the Confederate States Army. General Anderson was in command of Fort McAllister, Georgia in 1864. President Andrew Johnson gave pardons to most men who fought for the Confederacy in May 1865. General Anderson most likely had to take an oath promising to follow the Constitution of the United States of America before being pardoned and allowed to take back their land.

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