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E.H.R. Revere
E.H.R. Revere

Federal (USV)

Assistant Surgeon

Edward Hutchinson Robbins Revere

(1827 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Command Billet: Assistant Regimental Surgeon
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 20th Massachusetts Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Grandson of the famous Revolutionary Rider. He attended Harvard College and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1849. In September 1861, Revere enlisted as Assistant Surgeon in the 20th Massachusetts Infantry, the same unit as his younger brother Paul Joseph Revere.

In the Antietam Campaign:
Dr. Revere was shot and killed while caring for a wounded soldier during the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862.

References, Sources, and other notes:
The photograph here from a CDV offered at auction by Cowan's in December 2008.

Birth Date: 7/23/1827    Place of Birth: Boston, MA    
College: Harvard    Graduating Year: 1849    
Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    

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