Michigan in the Civil War

Reed, Lafayette M., 1832-1864.

One letter (July 28, 1864) written to Samuel Starmer. He tells what happened to several men of his regiment who were in a skirmish with the enemy near Atlanta, July 20, 1864. Reed, from Almont, Mich., enlisted in Company F, 10th Michigan Infantry in 1861, and was killed by the accidental discharge of a gun in Sept., 1864.