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Reeder, Charles Avery b. November 20, 1843 d. September 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 [Read More] (Bio by: Don Morfe) Shinnston Memorial Cemetery and Mausoleum, Shinnston, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Plot: Section 1, Lot 140
Stydahar, Joe b. March 17, 1912 d. March 23, 1977 Hall of Fame Professional Football Player, Coach. For nine seasons (1936 to 1942, 1945 to 1946), he played at the tackle position in the National Football League with the Chicago Bears. Born Joseph Lee Stydahar, he was raised in West Virginia where he attended Shinnston High School and following his transfer from the University of Pittsburgh to the University of West Virginia, he concluded his collegiate football career. With the latter, he earned All-Eastern honors and was a participant of the...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Shinnston Memorial Cemetery and Mausoleum, Shinnston, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA