(? - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 11th Virginia Infantry
A 19 year old farmer, he mustered as Private in Company B, 11th Virginia Infantry on 25 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Boonsboro Gap (South Mountain), MD on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was originally buried "in Ben. Miller's field joining and east of John Highbarger's lot" near the battlefield. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as Pvt. J. W. Reed. Service and other details from Robert T. Bell's 11th Virginia Infantry (1985) via the Historical Data Systems database.
09/14/1862; South Mountain, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD