Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI (3 months)||Priv., enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Littleton||age 21|
|D||35th MVI||Corp., enl. June 10, 1862; must. Aug. 16, 1862; transf. to VRC March 19, 1863||must. out June 30, 1865, as of Co. F, 17th VRC, a Private.||Littleton||farmer||age 22|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|1905||Invalid||1 335 936||1 118 068||Mass.|
|1910||Widow||949 184||712 121||Mass.||Mary J. Reed|
|Date||May 12, 1910|
|Obituary||Lowell Sun, May 13, 1910, p. 7.|
Charles W. Reed was born May 12, 1840 in Littleton, Mass. to parents Jefferson Reed and Eliza Brigham (sources: Pension file; 1910 Westford death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. In: American Ancestors [online database]). He was the brother of George A. Reed (source: pension file).
[His mother] Eliza Reed, wife of Jefferson Reed, died in Concord of consumption on July 10, 1845, at the age of 37. [His father] Jefferson Reed married Susan C. Stitt of Boston on June 27, 1846 (source: Concord, Massachusetts Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635 – 1850, in American Ancestors [online database]).
Charles W. Reed, age 9, is recorded as an inhabitant of Framingham, Mass. in the 1850 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 670/723) of Jefferson Reed, age 36, a finisher, and Susan Reed, age 37. Also in the household is George A. Reed, age 8 (source: 1850 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
Charles Reed, age 20, is recorded as an inhabitant of Littleton, Mass. in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 45) of Jefferson and Susan Reed (source: 1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
Charles W. Reed was a 70 year old farmer at the time of his death in 1910 (source: Westford death record, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910. In: American Ancestors [online database].)
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