Birth: 1834, Brunswick/Columbus County, North Carolina
Birth Source: 1850 Census
Death Source: Records of 8th North Carolina Infantry, CSA
George W. REAVES, Private. 18th North Carolina Infantry, Company C. BORN in Columbus County where he was a farmer and enlisted there on 8 June 1861 at age 27. Died of disease on 22 Dec 1861.
Note: The 18th Infantry Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 8th Volunteers, was organized at Camp Wyatt, near Carolina Beach, North Carolina, in July, 1861. Its members were from Wilmington and the counties of Robeson, New Hanover, Bladen, Columbus, and Richmond.