Reynolds, Charles Alexander
- John D. McDermott
Reynolds, Charles Alexander (20 March 1842–25 June 1876), soldier and scout, was born in Warren County, Illinois, the son of Joseph Boyer Reynolds, a physician, and Phebe Bush, both of pioneering Virginia families. Reynolds received schooling at the preparatory division of Abingdon College, Abingdon, Illinois. In 1859 the family moved to Kansas, where the boy worked on his father’s farm, gaining a knowledge of animals and other frontier skills....