A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Friday, October 12, 2018
CPL Reuben Beverly Padgett
CPL Reuben Beverly Padgett was born in Augusta County, Virginia to James William and Clara Lena (Breeden) Padgett in 1898. 2nd son in a family with 7 children, Reuben was named after his grandfather who served as a Private in D Company 2nd Virginia Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. His great-grandfather, Spottswood Henry Padgett, served in the War of 1812 in 60th Regiment of Virginia Volunteers. CPL Padgett was serving with A Company 116th Infantry when he was killed in action 12 Oct 1918. CPL Padgett is buried in Riverview Cemetery in Waynesboro, Virginia.