William Anderson was a resident of Mansfield on January 8, 1864 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. K of the 29th (Colored) Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry; he was detailed as an ambulance guard on December 8, 1864. He was mustered out in Brownsville, Texas on October 24, 1865.
Descriptive Muster Information:
|New Brunswick Canada||25||Farmer|
|Black/td>||Black||Black||5′ 8 3/4″||Mansfield||Single|
New Brunswick, Canada 25 Farmer
He was born about 1839 in New Brunswick, Canada. William Anderson was not a resident of Mansfield in the 1860 U.S. census; no further information is known.