Maj William Birey Reynolds

Maj William Birey Reynolds

Birth
USA
Death 30 Jul 1864 (aged 23–24)
Virginia, USA
Burial West Milton, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 15667091 · View Source
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Stone reads:
"Maj. Wm Birey Reynolds killed while leading the 17th Vt Vol in an assault on the works before Petersburg Va July 30th, 1864, aged 24 yrs, buried where he fell by rebel hands."
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American Civil War Soldiers Record

Name: William B Reynolds ,
Residence: Milton, Vermont
Enlistment Date: 07 October 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Vermont
Unit Numbers: 3034 3034
Service Record: Enlisted as a Lieutenant 1st Class on 07 October 1861
Commission in Company I, 6th Infantry Regiment Vermont on 15 October 1861.
Promoted to Full Captain on 18 January 1862
POW on 27 June 1862 at Golding's Farm, VA (Paroled)
Wounded on 27 June 1862 at Golding's Farm, VA
Paroled on 17 July 1862
Promoted to Full Major on 12 April 1864 (As of 17th VT)
Discharged for promotion Company I, 6th Infantry Regiment Vermont on 12 April 1864
Commission in 17th Infantry Regiment Vermont on 12 April 1864.

American Civil War Soldiers Record

Name: William B Reynolds ,
Residence: Milton, Vermont
Enlistment Date: 18 January 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Vermont
Unit Numbers: 3028 3028
Service Record: Enlisted as a Captain on 18 January 1862
Commission in Company I, 6th Infantry Regiment Vermont on 18 January 1862.
Promoted to Full Major on 12 April 1864 effective 21 April 1864
Discharged for promotion Company I, 6th Infantry Regiment Vermont on 12 April 1864
Commission in Company S, 17th Infantry Regiment Vermont on 12 April 1864.
Killed Company S, 17th Infantry Regiment Vermont on 30 July 1864 in Petersburg, VA


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  • Created by: Barb Destromp
  • Added: 8 Sep 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15667091
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj William Birey Reynolds (1840–30 Jul 1864), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15667091, citing West Milton Cemetery, West Milton, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Barb Destromp (contributor 46785064) .