Private Charles Anderson was mustered into service as a “Seaman” December 1st, 1861 with Captain Henry Mulrenan’s Florida Volunteer Coast Guards. He remained in this unit until mustered into Confederate service on April 25th, 1862 when was enlisted as a 2nd Corporal in Captain Smith’s Company (Key West Avengers), 7th Regiment Florida Infantry by Major R. B. Thomas at Tampa, Florida for a period of 3 years or the war.
He is reported present for the period March 25th, 1862 through June 1862 and due $50 bounty and clothing money.
His name appears on an undated Register of Officers and Soldiers of the Army of the Confederate States who were killed in battle, or who died of wounds or disease. He is reported to have died of [unspecified] disease at Frankfort, Kentucky on September 22nd, 1862.