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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

Education: Harvard, Class of 1849

Command Billet: Assistant Regimental Surgeon

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

The photograph here from a CDV offered at auction by Cowan's in December 2008.


7/23/1827; Boston, MA


09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD