Joseph Andrew Erastus Reed(1832 - 1917)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was appointed Assistant Surgeon, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 12 September 1862 and joined the regiment on the march to Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was promoted Surgeon on April 10, 1863. He resigned January 2, 1865.
After the War:
He was practicing medicine in Lancaster, PA by 1890.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and his picture from Porter1, with military details from Bates2. Further information from family genealogists and Polk's Medical Register and Directory (1890).
|Birth Date: 09/09/1832 |
College: Pennsylvania Medical College (Phila.) Graduating Year: 1854
Death Date: 01/03/1917 Burial Place: Greenwood Cemetery, Lancaster, PA
1 Porter, John T. , Financial Secretary, and Charles F. McKenna, compiler & editor, Under the Maltese Cross, Antietam to Appomattox, the Loyal Uprising in Western Pennsylvania, 1861-1865: Campaigns of the 155th Pennsylvania Regiment, Pittsburgh: 155th Regimental Association, 1910, pp. 492 - 592 [AotW citation 13612]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 13630]
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