Private John A. Reed

Private John A. Reed

Texas Rangers, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, January 1, 1850

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John A. Reed

Private John Reed drowned when he fell from a boat while crossing the San Antonio River with his unit near Goliad, Texas.

Private Reed was a widower and was also predeceased by his son.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Pvt. Reed,
On today, the 170th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Texas.


United States Border Patrol

January 1, 2020

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