William T. Anderson

1839 - 1864

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William T. Anderson (c. 1840 – October 26, 1864), known by the nickname "Bloody Bill" Anderson, was an American soldier who was one of the deadliest and most notorious Confederate guerrilla leaders in the American Civil War. Anderson led a band of volunteer partisan raiders who targeted Union loyalists and federal soldiers in the states of Missouri and Kansas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William T. Anderson has received more than 1,084,053 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. William T. Anderson is the 1,322nd most popular military personnel, the 5,845th most popular biography from United States and the 90th most popular American Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, William T. Anderson ranks 1,322 out of 1,466Before him are Stefan Toshev, Raúl Reyes, Esmail Ghaani, Charles Lee, Juan Aldama, and Christopher Cradock. After him are Jonathan M. Wainwright, Alexander Gorbatov, Kliment Boyadzhiev, Tommy Franks, Walter Krueger, and Alexander von Krobatin.

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Among people born in 1839, William T. Anderson ranks 68Before him are Nicolás de Piérola, Georges Rayet, Carl Humann, August W. Eichler, Calixto García, and Gustave Trouvé. After him are Ludwig Mond, Almon Brown Strowger, James Crafts, Ignacio Andrade, Tage Reedtz-Thott, and Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg. Among people deceased in 1864, William T. Anderson ranks 53Before him are Simonas Daukantas, Gonçalves Dias, J. E. B. Stuart, Gaetano Bedini, Anna Harrison, and Rudolf Wagner. After him are Walter Savage Landor, José Justo Corro, Jacques Jasmin, John Sedgwick, Juris Alunāns, and Roger B. Taney.

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Among people born in United States, William T. Anderson ranks 5,845 out of 15,968Before him are Irwin Winkler (1931), Enoch L. Johnson (1883), Steve Aoki (1977), Tom Wopat (1951), Clifton Webb (1889), and Branscombe Richmond (1955). After him are Ray Allen (1975), John Mellencamp (1951), Paul Theroux (1941), Shirley Booth (1898), Jonathan M. Wainwright (1883), and Jack Horner (1946).


Among military personnels born in United States, William T. Anderson ranks 90Before him are Arthur MacArthur Jr. (1845), Nathanael Greene (1742), George Crook (1828), Braxton Bragg (1817), Hugh Thompson Jr. (1943), and Richard Bong (1920). After him are Jonathan M. Wainwright (1883), Tommy Franks (1945), J. Lawton Collins (1896), Smedley Butler (1881), John Pope (1822), and Robert L. Eichelberger (1886).