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Civil War Burials in St. Peter’s U.C.C. Cemetery, Reinerton (Part 1 of 3)

Posted By on November 23, 2012

St. Peter’s United Church of Christ Cemetery is located in Reinerton, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.  To find the cemetery, travel south on Clarks Valley Road (Route 325) from the main street of Tower City which is called Grand  Avenue (Route 209).  At Deitrich Avenue, make a left turn and travel east.  The church and cemetery are located on the left side (north side) of Deitrich Road.  Three communities in the area of the Reinerton vicinity make up the “census designated area” of “Reinerton-Orwin-Muir” and the cemetery can be located using any one of them in a Google search.

The graves of twelve Civil War veterans have been located here.  Today, two of the veterans will be featured.  In the post tomorrow and Sunday, five veterans will be featured each day.

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 ESAIAS BROWN (1839-1911)

Esaias Brown was also known as Esias Brown or Isaiah Brown.  He was a mason who served in the 10th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company F, as a Private from 26 April 1861 through 31 July 1861, and in the 173rd Pennsylvania Infantry, Company G, as a Private from 2 November 1862 through 18 August 1863.  He was previously featured in a post on the Tower City Veterans’ Memorial.

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ISAAC BROWN (1847-1915)

Isaac Brown served in the 102nd Pennsylvania Infantry, Company K, as a Private.  He was previously featured in a post on the Tower City Veterans’ Memorial.

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Continued tomorrow….


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