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THOMAS REEVES, CAPTAIN, COMPANY "I"


Sumbitted by Ralph Haas.

     Thomas Reeves was from Belle Vernon, Westmoreland County, Pa. He served in the Ringgold Cavalry, Co. A, of Washington County, Pa., with Henry Anisansel and Christopher Krepps. Henry was from Canonsburg, Pa. in Washington County, where he served as Mayor before the war. He was also a music teacher in Washington County, Pa. schools, and was a French immigrant skilled in swordmanship. Henry was cashiered at Bloomery Gap, Virginia, after an altercation with General Frederick Lander. These men left the Ringgold Cavalry in 1861 to help form the 1st W.Va. Cavalry.


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