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A. Reed

A. Reed

Federal (USV)


Asa Reed

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

A 20 year old laborer from Danville, he mustered as Private, Company K, 10th Maine Infantry on 16 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield [map] to the National Cemetery about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1. His service from the Maine AG.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture from a photograph in the Nicholas Picerno Collection; thanks to Nick for sharing that.


11/28/1840; Danville, ME


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 4066]

2   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 292  [AotW citation 17355]