This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list. *Author: * findingthepast13 *Surnames: * *Classification: * queries *Message Board: *Click here <https://click.email.ancestry.com/?qs=9243925c8dd0f5a4ca10eabbb0542477844a1c912a59b67b49c0c3e10239ad6c9c0ca4ad50d369a1113e676bedc9aa5a07f3f585186bde3e6cf5f127cc9fe5c0> *Message Board Post: * On familysearch it does appear he served in the military during the Civil War. If you have access to Fold3 you may be able to find some information there as well that may be helpful. Illinois Soldier Burial Places, 1774-1974 Name: V L Reed Event Type: Burial Event Place: Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States Gender: Male Military Regiment: 96 Ill Inf Death Date: 05 Jan 1896 Cemetery: Oakwood United States Civil War and Later Pension Index Name Vincent L. Reed Event Type Pension Event Date 31 Jan 1891 Event Place Illinois, United States Military Regiment 96 Military Unit Infantry Shipping Company D File Name 36434 United States Civil War Soldiers Index Name Vincent L. Reed Also Known As Name V.L. Reed Event Type Military Service Military Beginning Rank Private Military Final Rank Private Military Side Union State or Military Term Illinois Military Unit 96th Regiment, Illinois Infantry Military Company D Affiliate Film Number 74 Important Note: The author of this message may not be subscribed to this list. If you would like to reply to them, please click on the Message Board URL link above and respond on the board.