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Federal (USV)


Alexander N. Reed

(1834 - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Shullsburg, he enlisted in Company I, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 19 April 1861 as Sergeant. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 1 September 1861 and First Lieutenant on 27 November 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1 and Bryant.2 There is a memorial for him at Hazel Green Cemetery, Hazel Green, WI (via Findagrave).


04/08/1834 in VA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4065]

2   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pg. 437  [AotW citation 15823]