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

Posted By on November 25, 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.  Two days ago, two of the veterans’ graves were featured and yesterday, five of the veterans graves were featured.  Today,the final five veterans graves will be presented.

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WILLIAM H. REEDY (1829-1881)

William Henry Reedy (1829-1881) the twin brother of Henry William Reedy, was the son of Leonard Reedy, gunsmith of Gratz.  A brief biographic sketch of William was previously provided in the post entitled: Gratz During the Civil War – The Leonard Reedy House.  See also post on Tower City Veterans’ Memorial.

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HENRY W. REEDY (1829-1918)

Henry William Reedy (1829-1918), the twin brother of William Henry Reedy, was the son of Leonard Reedy, gunsmith of Gratz.  A brief biographic sketch of Henry was previously provided in the post entitled: Gratz During the Civil War – The Leonard Reedy House.  See also post on Tower City Veterans’ Memorial.

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FRANK REINER (1842-1920)

Frank Reiner, also known as Franklin Reiner, served in the 194th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company A, as a Private, from 15 July 1864 to 6 November 1864.  His wife’s name was Sarah and late in his life he lived in several different soldiers’ homes.  See also Tower City Veterans’ Memorial.

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HENRY SPONSLER (   -1890)

Henry Sponsaler or Henry Sponsler served in the 173rd Pennsylvania Infantry, Company F, as a Private from 16 October 1862 until his discharge on a Surgeon’s Certificate of Disability some time in the spring of 1863.  He was previously profiled as part of the post on the Tower City Veterans’ Memorial.

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HENRY NEIDLINGER (1831-?)

Henry Neidlinger, also known as Henry Nightlinger, was born about 1831.  His grave marker is worn and difficult to read.  He served in the 173rd Pennsylvania Infantry, Company F, as a Private, from 30 October 1862 through 16 August 1863.  He was previously recognized in the post on the Tower City Veterans’ Memorial.

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This concludes the series of posts on the St. Peter’s United Church of Christ Cemetery in Reinerton.  Additional information is welcome about any of the veterans buried in this cemetery.

 

 


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