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Federal (USV)


Silas L. Reed

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 25 year old seaman in Belfast, ME, he enlisted 1 July and mustered as Private, Company D, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 16 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of disease in Sharpsburg on 12 October 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.2


c. 1837


10/12/1862; 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 4068]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 670  [AotW citation 20438]