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Robert Alexander Reid
Birth: Jan. 22, 1842
Death: Apr. 25, 1929

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was an Ordinance Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company G, 48th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on June 17, 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia. His citation reads "Capture of flag of 44th Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A.)." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Reid (1795 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah J. Beacham Reid (1846 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  William Reid (1875 - 1960)*
  Thomas D Reid (1877 - 1947)*
 
 Sibling:
  William Reid (1827 - 1877)*
  Robert Alexander Reid (1842 - 1929)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Pottsville
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.6954, -76.2012
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Feb 22, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7203323
Robert Alexander Reid
Added by: Gregory Speciale
 
Robert Alexander Reid
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Robert Alexander Reid
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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Thank you, sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 25, 2016
Civil War VeteranREID, ROBERT A.: Pottsville, born at Raploch near Stirling, Scotland, on January 22, 1842, and came to Pottsville at the age of twelve. Private, Company G, 48th Pennsylvania Infantry. Petersburg, Va., 17 June 1864. Citation: 1 December 18...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 20, 2015

- James Snow
 Added: Apr. 25, 2015
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