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Confederate Widow's Pension File for Mrs. William Reynolds
Posted by: Steven Reynolds (ID *****2571) Date: November 02, 2005 at 21:39:40
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Transcript of the Confederate Widow's Pension File of Mrs. William Reynolds, formerly Penny Carroll of Thomas County, GA. William Reynolds and family migrated from Thomas County, GA to Taylor County, Texas about 1892, according to information in this file. William Reynolds, son of Stephen Reynolds and Mary Jane McRay/McRey of Pulaski County, GA...

Widow’s Application for a Pension #32309
Mrs. Penny E. Reynolds
Taylor County, Texas
Abilene
Filed 13 Dec 1915
Approved 22 Dec 1915

Widow of Wm Reynolds
Wm Reynolds died 1 Sept 1899 in Taylor County, TX
They married 15 Feb 1885 in Thomas County, GA
WE Reynolds enlisted for confederate service
Mrs. Reynolds was 75 years old on the date of the app
She was born in Thomas County
She has been in Texas for 23 years
She has resided in Taylor County entire time
Her address is RFD 3 Abilene, Texas
She lists her husbands full name as William Reynolds
Wm served 4 years in Co G 13th Reg. GA Infantry Volunteers

Baylor Crawford and CW Leake were witnesses for Mrs Reynolds

Affadavit-
State of Georgia, County of Dodge
Ordinary Court Judge J.F. Coleman
Witnesses S.B. Coody & M.A. Lancaster
Wm E Reynolds enlisted and served in the CSA Feb 1862 – April 1865
“he was a member of Capt Early Co of Early County and we know that William E Reynolds was in the war we saw him on his way home on furlough at the time he got wounded in 1864 in the Gettey Burge fight Geordan Brigade"

State of Georgia, Early County
C.C. Lane, Judge of Ordinary Court
S.T. Howard affidavit
ST Howard was 2nd sergeant Co G 13th Regiment of Georgia Volunteers and kept muster rolls
William Reynolds enlisted at Griffin Georgia July 9, 1861 and served honorably until the end of the war
Wounded at Monocacy, MD July 9, 1864 and at Appomattex C.H. April 9th 1865
The Captain of said company was J.T. Crawford
The colonel of said regiment was Marcellas Douglass
Affiant understood that said Reynolds came from Pulaski County, GA

War Department
Adjutant General’s Office
Washington
Dec. 18, 1915
“The records show that William Reynolds, private, Company G, 13th Georgia Infantry, C.S.A., enlisted July 8, 1861, and that he was paroled April 9, 1865, at Appomattox Court-House, Virginia.

Brady Tex 10/4/15
TO: Mr C.W. Leake
Abilene Tex
Dear Sir, Yours concerning pension for Mrs, Wm, Reynolds received and replying will say, you have asked me a hard Question. I was born in 59, and therefore quite small in war times. Then I have been away from Ga, Now 35 years. I have been away from the part of Ga from where my Bro, inlisted in the Army, since I was 7 years old. I know he went and was in Lee’s Army fighting the bigest part of the time in Va-. I know he was wounded Three times. And stayed till Lee,s surrender. My Bro, Knows this, as I do, and He may be reached by Addressing him Rev, J.W. Reynolds, Louisville Ala. By addressing Mr, J.S. Montgomery Thomasville Ga, you might get all the information you want as he was a close friend of My Bro. I am sure he could put you in touch with information that might be helpful. In any way I can help Command me. I cant reach Mrs, Reynolds by letter, as every letter I write her is returned to me unclaimed. Yours Friend
J.M. Reynolds

From J.F. Coleman, Ordinary Judge
Dodge County
Eastman, Georgia
March 11, 1915
Hon E.M. Overshriner – Dear Sir if you will rite the ordinary of Blakly Early County I think he can give you some information as to William E. Reynolds War Record he went from his county to the war wee dont no any thing a bout his letter of his company and Redgement he Runaway from Dodge County and and went to Macon and in listed in said company and Redgement at Macon Ga 1862

Blakely Ga
Nov 25th 1915
Hon. C.C. Lane
Ordinary
Dear Sir, My William Reynolds is on my muster Roll, Co G 13th Regmt Ga Vol. Was wounded at Monocacy, Md July 9th 1864 and at Appomattox C.H. April 9th 1865. This man came from Pulaski Co. Ga and joined co. At Griffin Ga July 9th 1861. I guess he is the man you want. I hope he gets the pension. If I can be of any help to you in the matter call on me. Yours truly S.T. Howard

Mrs. P.E. Reynolds is dead. She died Feb 14, 1920 in Abilene, Texas. Her pension number is 32309.


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