William Edward van ReedHome State: Pennsylvania
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: 5th United States Artillery, Battery K
see his Battle Report
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Corporal, Company H, 5th Pennsylvania Infantry, 20 Apr to 22 June 1861;
Commissioned 2nd Lt, 5th US Artillery, 14 May 1861;
Promoted to 1st Lt 2 July 1863;
Capt 1 Mar 1875;
Retired 9 Dec 1887.
Cited by brevet for gallantry in the operations on the Weldon R R, Va.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Source: Heitman, Francis Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army 1789-1903, Washington, US Government Printing Office, 1903.
|Birth State: PA |
Death Date: 8/8/1896
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