Elias Reeves

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Died 25 November 1908

Buried Osawatomie State Hospital Cemetery, Miami County Kansas


Photo by Shawn Turney

Private Reeves was wounded at the Battle of Antietam on September 17th, 1862 and again at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863.

He mustered out of the service in July of 1864 holding the rank of Corporal.


He filed for a pension in February of 1870.


After two suicide attempts in 1906 Elias was admitted to the Osawatomie State Hospital where he died two years later.


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