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Confederate (CSV)


Hugh Hayes Reed

(1824 - 1899)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enrolled as Captain of Company E, 26th Alabama Infantry on 7 December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the chest in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was ill with hepatitis in a hospital in May 1863, furloughed on 20 July, and resigned on 2 November 1863.

References & notes

His service from Fincham's roster,1 sourced from Tod L. Molsworth's O'Neal's 26th Alabama: the Little Regiment that Did (2000). Personal details from family genealogists.

His brother Pleasant Reed was mortally wounded on South Mountain.


01/29/1824; Rutherford County, TN


12/26/1899; LaGrange, MS


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Alabama, Published 2005, first accessed 23 August 2020, <>, Source page: /infantry/26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_e.htm  [AotW citation 25518]