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Federal (USV)


Charles M. Reed

(? - 1862)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery A

Before Antietam

From Providence, he mustered as Sergeant, Battery A, First Rhode Island Light Artillery on 6 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Aldrich1 and Dyer.2


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Aldrich, Thomas M., The History of Battery A, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery, in the War to Preserve the Union, 1861-1865, Providence: Snow & Farnham, Printers, 1904, pg. 142, 392  [AotW citation 18668]

2   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 2, pg. 754  [AotW citation 18669]