Sunday, February 1, 2015

Sunday's Obituary: Joseph B. Reid

Evening Star (Washington, DC)
23 January 1905

Death of Confederate Veteran

Mr. Joseph B. Reid of Brentsville, Va., died at Providence Hospital Friday afternoon.  He was seventy-two years old and was one of the best-known residents of Prince William county.  During the war he served in Company H, 15th Virginia Confederate Cavalry and represented his county in the legislature some time after the close of the war.

Funeral services were conducted at the home of his son, Mr. Henry W. Reid, No. 2 Massachusetts avenue yesterday morning.  The remains will be interred at Manassas.

[Sgt. Joseph B. Reid is buried in the Manassas City Cemetery, Confederate Section.  ~cgl]

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