Birth:24 January 1827 Orange Co., NC
Death:28 June 1900 Elkton, Giles Co.,TN
Spouse:Sarah Miller Bowers, b.11 September 1823,Giles co.,TN. d.1905 Elkton, Giles co. TN.
Children of Atlas Jones Reeves and Sarah Miller Bowers:
- Atlas Montezuma Reeves b.1853 TN d.1902 Fl.
- Georgianna T. Reeves b.1855 TN.
- James Edward Reeves b.1857 Tn. d.1951 Fl.
- Calvin J. Reeves b.1859 TN d.1897 Tn.
- Lee Miller Reeves b.1862 Tn. d. 1924 Fl.
- Benjamin Wesley Reeves b.1866 TN d.1921 TN.
Listed in the following census:
1850 Fayette, Dist.4, TN census age 23
1880 District 9, Giles Co. TN age 53
1900 Elkton, Giles Co., TN age 73
October 28, 1861 Enlisted as Priv. in Co.E. TN 32 Infantry Reg.
Participated in Battle at Ft. Donelson TN 1862-Battle at Powder Springs 1863-Battle at Chickamauga Ga. 1863- Battle at Resaca 1864- Battle at Kenesaw Mountain 1864- Battle at Orangeburg SC 1865-Battle Bentonville NC 1865-and was dischrg April 9, 1865