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Federal (USV)

Private

Luther Felton Reed

(1838 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 24 year old painter in Westford, MA, he enlisted 24 July and mustered as Private, Company D, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 16 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.1 His burial in Antietam National Cemetery - Grave 92, Section 17 (Massachusetts), Lot B - from Carruth.2 His memorial is on Findagrave.

Birth

02/01/1838; Westford, MA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 670  [AotW citation 20442]

2   Carruth, Sumner, and others of the Committee of the Regimental Association, History of the Thirty-Fifth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, 1862-1865, Boston: Mills, Knight & Company, 1884, Roster, pg. 30  [AotW citation 20443]