site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Federal (USV)


Ralph H. Rea

(1839 - 1900)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Oakland County. Enlisted in Company H, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 13, 1861, at Oxford, for 3 years, age 22.

On the Campaign

Promoted to Corporal on 18 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Re-enlisted Dec. 18, 1863, at Stevensburg, Va. Promoted to Sergeant March 1, 1864. Taken prisoner at Ream's Station, Va., Aug. 25, 1864. Returned to regiment May 17, 1865. Mustered out at Jeffersonville, Ind., July 5, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1. Life dates from his gravevsite on Findagrave.




07/01/1900; burial in Rural Hill Cemetery, Northville, MI


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 82 - 85  [AotW citation 12106]