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The
Grand Army
of the Republic

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John A. Reynolds
Commander
Department of New York
1883


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Comrade John A. Reynolds, Past Commander,
Department of New York, died in Fairport, NY,
April 30, 1921, in his ninety-first year.

He was born in New York City, Oct. 4, 1830.
In August, 1861, he recruited a Company of 155
men, which became Battery L, First New York
Light Artillery and saw much service. He became
a Major after Chancellorsville. He was Chief of
Artillery under Hooker and Slocum on the march
to the sea. He was brevetted Lieutenant Colonel
and Colonel. He was mustered out in June 1865.

Source:
1922 National Journal of the GAR.

 

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