Thomas Reed

BirthMarch 16, 1844
DeathJan. 28, 1935
CemeteryColby Morley (Arlington)
PostCarrigan (Arlington)
Unit101st Indiana Infantry, Company K

Private Thomas Reed

Company K, 101st Indiana Infantry

Reed was born in England on March 16, 1844. He was residing in Wabash (Wabash County), Indiana when he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on August 16, 1862. Reed served about 2 years and 10 months. He was discharged on June 24, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.

The 101st Indiana Infantry was organized and mustered at Wabash on September 7, 1862. During his enlistment, the regiment was involved in several major battles and military operations. Some of them include:

Battle of Chickamauga (GA) (September 19-21, 1863).

Siege of Chattanooga (TN) (September 22-November 23, 1863).

Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 1-September 8, 1864).

Battle of Resaca (GA) (May 14-15, 1864).

Assault on Kenesaw Mountain (GA) (June 27, 1864).

Battle of Peach Tree Creek (GA) (July 19-20, 1864).

Siege of Atlanta (GA) (July 22-August 25, 1864).

General Sherman’s March to the Sea (GA) (November 15-December 10, 1864).

Siege of Savannah (GA) (December 10-21, 1864).

Campaign of the Carolinas (January-April 1865).

Battle of Bentonville (NC) (March 19-21, 1865).

At the Bennett House (Raleigh NC) (April 26, 1865) when General Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee.

Grand Review of the Troops (Washington DC) (May 24, 1865).

Reed died on January 28, 1935 at the age of 90 years. He is buried in the Colby-Morley Cemetery in Arlington (Washington County), Nebraska. Reed was a member of the Carrigan Post (#46) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Arlington.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.