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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1849

Vol. II

(Born Va.)

Samuel H. Reynolds

(Ap'd Va.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, July 1, 1849.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1849‑50, — Escorting Lieut. Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Smith's Topographical party to El Paso, 1850, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1850‑51, — Scouting, 1851, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1851, — March to the

(Second Lieut., 1st Infantry, Oct. 17, 1851)

Rio Llano, 1851‑52, — Ft. Terrett, Tex., 1852‑54, — Camp Blake, Tex., 1854, — Ft. Duncan, Tex., 1854‑55, — and Ft. Lancaster, Tex., 1855; on

(First Lieut., 1st Infantry, Dec. 8, 1855)

Recruiting service, 1855‑56; and on frontier duty at Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1856‑57, — Scouting, 1857, — Ft. Chadbourne, Tex., 1857‑58, — conducting recruits to Texas, 1858‑59, — Ft. McKavett, Tex., 1859, — Camp Radziminski, 1859, — and Ft. Cobb, I. T., 1859‑61.

Resigned, July 28, 1861.

 p400  Joined in the Rebellion of 1861‑66 against the United States.​a

Died, 1867, at Columbia, Ten: Aged 40.

Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: according to the Southern Historical Society Papers he was appointed Colonel in Oct., 1861, and commanded the 31st Virginia Infantry, Army of Northwestern Virginia but resigned in December, 1861.

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