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D.E. Reed

D.E. Reed

Federal (USV)


Daniel Elbridge Reed

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Son of shoemaker Nathan Reed, in 1860 he was a 17 year old living with his parents and sister in Natick, Middlesex County, MA. On 29 June 1861, by then a shoemaker himself, he enlisted as a Corporal in Company H, 13th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and died of wounds the next day.

References & notes

His service basics from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture from a photograph contributed to the Historical Data Systems database by Raymond C. Peavey.


09/15/1842; Littleton, MA


09/18/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in North Cemetery, Natick, MA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 114 - 120  [AotW citation 6996]