George W. Reed

George W. Reed

Birth
Death 21 Dec 1906 (aged 74–75)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Southmont, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Prospect 5, Lot 35
Memorial ID 7217934 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He enlisted in the Union Army, and was mustered in as a Private in Company E, 11th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry on September 28, 1862. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in action on August 21, 1864 at Second Battle of Weldon Railroad, Virginia, during the Siege of Petersburg. His citation reads simply "Capture of flag of 24th North Carolina Volunteers (C.S.A.).". His Medal was awarded to him on September 6, 1864, and was honorably mustered out on June 24, 1865.

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 27 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7217934
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George W. Reed (1831–21 Dec 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7217934, citing Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .