Abner Monroe Reynolds(1826 - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was Sheriff of Jackson County (1860-61) and Master of his Masonic Lodge before the War. He was commissioned Captain, Company B, 16th Georgia Infantry on 17 July 1861. He was on leave in Jackson County, GA December 1861 - January 1862, and sick in Richmond in June 1862, but otherwise present with his unit until his death.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1, who has him as A. Monroe Reynolds. His wife was Elizabeth J Flannigan (b May 17 1822 in Jackson County, GA to John and Elizabeth Pentecost Flannigan). His picture is from a photograph kindly provided by Laura Elliott, originally from descendent Allen Reynolds. Her research also provided additional service and family details.
|Birth State: GA |
Death Date: 09/14/1862 Death Place: Crampton's Gap, MD
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12168]
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