REEP, OBED, Private, Company K, 23rd Regiment, North Carolinas Troops. Resided in Lincoln County and enlisted in Iredell County at age 22. August 20, 1862, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at Mine Run, Virginia, on or about November 28, 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C. Died in hospital at Washington on February 2, 1864, of “phthisis pulmonalis.” [NCT 7:243]
Obed Reep was born in 1840 at Lincoln, North Carolina
- REEP, OBED
- K 23 N C INF
- DATE OF DEATH: 02/02/1864
- BURIED AT: SECTION CONF SITE 219
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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