Abstract of Probate
Letter of Administration for D.M.B. Reid, May 1862, Book Q, page
347. Tishomingo County.
E. W. Carmack, administrator of D.M.B. Reid,
Petition for Letter of Administration before
the Court, “that the said decedent late a citizen of this County
recently died in the State of Ohio, being at the time of his death a
prisoner of war, as a Captain of Company A in the 26th
Mississippi Regiment of the Army of the Confederate States of
America.” The widow, (not named) relinquished her rights to
administer the estate in favor of E.W. Carmack. Standing bond were
W.W Bonds, and B.C. Rives. The court ordered the administrator to
give notice of his appointment for six weeks in the newspaper of the
state so that creditors may be notified. The Court further ordered
an appraisal of the deceased’s goods and chattels, after first
setting apart support for the widow and child in an amount
sufficient for one year.
D. M. B Reid died of pneumonia on 15 April
1862 while a prisoner of war at Camp Chase. He was captured at Ft.
Donelson. He was buried in the Camp Chase cemetery on the same day
in Row 41, Number 60, Grave 2073. Camp Chase Cemetery, 2900
Sullivant Avenue, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.