Pvt. Reuben P. Reece

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---------------------------------------------------------------Reese, Reuben P.(or Reece)- Pvt. 5/25/1863. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. 4/9/1865.

Appomattox parole states he was born in Greenville District, S.C. and 19 years at the surrender; born in abt. 1845.


The Booneville Independent announce the death of R. P. Reece, a splendid Soldier of the Civil War who passed away Friday, June 10, 1927.

Mr. Reece was born in Cherokee County, GA and was in his 83rd year of life.

In 1871 he was united in marriage to Miss Fannie Cannon. Nine Children were born to this union - three boys and six girls.

He had been a Consistant Member of the Methodist Church for almost half a century and was active in every moment tending to the advancement of Christianity and the betterment of his community mentally, socially and spiritually.

Funeral Services were held at New Lebanon Church on Saturday Morning at 11 a.m. Bro. B. L. Crawford and Bro. R. W. Evans, the latter his beloved pastor, officiating.

After the Funeral the body of this Beloved and Honored Old Confederate was consigned to its resting place in New Lebanon Cemetery, there to rest until reveille is sounded by the Great Commander.

Published: June 17, 1927, Booneville Independent, Booneville, Prentiss County, Miss.

Lebanon Cemetery
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA

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