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Pvt William Reed
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Birth: 1843
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1876
Little Big Horn Battle Site
Big Horn County
Montana, USA

Private, Company I, 7th US Cavalry. Killed in action during Custer's Last Stand by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, along with most of the 7th Cavalry.

He enlisted on 2 January 1867. He had gray eyes, light hair, a light complexion, and was 5 feet, 10 inches tall. He was killed on Last Stand Hill, along with all of the soldiers of Custer's Column, and was initially buried where he fell. In 1878, the bodies of the soldiers were removed from their field burials and reinterred in a mass grave at the top of Last Stand Hill, where his body remains today. He was not married.
 
 
Burial:
Custer National Cemetery
Crow Agency
Big Horn County
Montana, USA
Plot: Buried in the Mass Grave
 
Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
Record added: Sep 16, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7872591
Pvt William Reed
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Pvt William Reed
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Pvt William Reed
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To a dear soldier who came to me spiritually whilst I was at the memorial he said "William Reed" mam REED I had to find out if he existed I saw his spiritually as light haired and light eyes rest in peace William you are a hero like all the others who los...(Read more)
- Lesley Smithers
 Added: Sep. 27, 2012
In honor of all who fought at the Battle of the Little Bighorn: May God grant you eternal peace. www.littlebighorn.info
-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 20, 2009

- nancy murray
 Added: Nov. 16, 2009
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