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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1834

Vol. I
p581
776

(Born Pa.)

James G. Reed

(Ap'd Pa.)

27

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1829, to July 1, 1834, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, July 1, 1834.

Served: on Topographical duty, Sep. 1, 1834, to Aug. 10, 1836; and

(Second Lieut., 7th Infantry, May 4, 1835)

on frontier duty at Ft. Gibson, I. T., 1837.

Resigned, June 30, 1837.

Civil History. — Asst. Engineer of Charleston, S. C., Louisville, Ky., and Cincinnati, O., projected Railroad, 1837‑41. Counselor at Law, at Carlisle, Pa., 1841‑47, — and Gettysburg, Pa., 1847‑56. District Attorney for Adams County, Pa., 1848‑56. Brig.‑General, Pennsylvania Militia, 1849‑54, — and Captain, 1855‑56.

Died, Feb. 23, 1856, at Gettysburg, Pa.: Aged 42.


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