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Abram David ReynoldsRoster ID 801
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1867|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Abram David Reynolds, Class of 1867: Genealogy: Born- Aug 7, 1847 in Patrick Co. Va. Father- Hardin Williams Reynolds; Mother- Nancy Jane Cox No information on grandparents Married- Senah Ann Hoge, daughter of Joseph Haven Hoge and Susan Sayers Children- 1- Hardin Williams Reynolds; 2- Sue Reyonolds Staley who married Thomas F. Staley; 3- J. Hoge Reynolds; 4- Abram David Reynolds, Jr; 5- R.S. Reynolds; 6- Clarence Reynolds; 7- William Reynolds Other notable relations- His younger brother was R.J. Reynolds of Reynolds Tobacco Company, His grandson R.S. Reynolds, Jr. founded Reynolds Metal, and another grandson was J. Sargent Reynolds, former Lt. Gov. of Va. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 8, 1863; Dismissed Feb. 18, 1864 for copying a map; Made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1867 in 1875 Civil War Service: Enlisted June 17, 1864 in the "Patrick Reserves"; His unit became Co. I of the 5th Battalion Va. Reserves (Also called Lt. Col. P. M. Henry's Regiment of Va. Reserves); Elected Captain of Co. I at an unknown date; Elected Major Sept. 12 1864; In hospital in Farmville with pneumonia Mar 12-15, 1865; Signed parole May 10, 1865 Careers- Tobacconist; capitalist; A Tennessee commissioner to 1907 Jamestown Exposition. Died- Sept. 23, 1925 in Bristol, Tenn.|