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Charles A. Reeder
Birth: Nov. 20, 1843
Death: Sep. 28, 1902

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery while a Private in Company G, 12th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry for action at Battery Gregg, near Petersburg, Virgina on April 2, 1865. His citation reads simply "Capture of flag." He was one of five 12th West Virginia soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for their bravery during the war (the others being Corporal Andrew O. Apple, 2nd Lieutenant Josiah M. Curtis, 2nd Lieutenant James R. Durham, and Private Joseph McCauslin(bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Lanora A. Reeder (1843 - 1883)*
  Bertha Myrtle Tucker Reeder Gething (1871 - 1960)*
 
 Children:
  Cora L Reeder (1868 - 1890)*
  Norval J Reeder (1871 - 1890)*
 
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Burial:
Shinnston Masonic Cemetery
Shinnston
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Feb 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7188614
Charles A. Reeder
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Charles A. Reeder
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Charles A. Reeder
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- David Wend
 Added: Nov. 20, 2013
Honoring the service of Corporal Charles Reeder. My relative, Private Joseph R. Logsdon, was one of the 12th WV flag bearers killed in the assault on Fort Gregg. Logsdon was killed while planting the regimental colors upon the parapet. His memorial is 717...(Read more)
- Charles Eugene Logston
 Added: Nov. 3, 2013

- David Green
 Added: Sep. 29, 2013
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