Monday, April 27, 2015

William R. Reed.

William R. Reed.

Birth: 1841.
Death: 1929.

Wife: Martha Reed.

Married 1867.

Children; Nellie E., David G. James S., John B. Reed.

Burial: Topeka Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas.

Kansas Ex-Prisoners of War.

D. W. Reed, Illinois 78th., Infantry, Co. I., Captured Mission Ridge, September 22, 1863; Prison Andersville; Released April 7, 1865.

Illinois Civil War Detail Report. 

Name REED, WILLIAM R Rank, PVT, Company I.,Unit 78th., IL US INF.

Personal Characteristics Residence INDUSTRY, MCDONOUGH CO, IL, Age 21, Height 5' 8;    Hair AUBURN; Eyes BROWN; Complexion FAIR; Marital Status SINGLE; Occupation FARMER;  Nativity WESTMORELAND CO, PA.

Service Record Joined When AUG 7, 1862; Joined Where INDUSTRY, IL; Period 3 YRS;    Muster In SEPT 1, 1862; Muster In Where QUINCY, IL; Muster Out JUN 17, 1865; Muster Out Where SPRINGFIELD, IL; Remarks WAS A PRISONER OF Warr

Author. Mr. Reed lived in Topeka, Kansas from about 1881 to 1929, he worked his whole life as a Plasterer.  However he did worked as a farmer before the war.  He lived his life. on Kansas Ave., only moving twice; 1828, 1923, 353, Kansas Ave.

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