|Birth: ||Jul. 31, 1839|
|Death: ||Aug. 15, 1915|
Birth date from death certificate. His obituary states that he died at Minersville, but the place of death listed on his death certificate is Carbon Township in Huntingdon County.
He enlisted, 12/23/1864, as a private with the 29th Pennsylvania Infantry and ended his service, 7/17/1865. Levi joined the 29th during the siege of Savannah, GA and continued with the regiment through the Carolinas Campaign. He was present at Bennett's Place, Durham, NC for Johnston's surrender and marched with the 29th in the Grand Review of the Armies of the Union in Washington, D. C.
Levi married Louisa "Lucy" Cypher, 6/23/1864, in Dudley, PA. They had thirteen children together. Through the course of his life, Levi was employed as a carpenter, a blacksmith, wheelwright and undertaker.
THE BEDFORD GAZETTE (BEDFORD, PENNSYLVANIA), FRIDAY 27 AUG 1915, FRONT PAGE:
Levi C. Reed
Levi C. Reed, formerly of Dudley, Huntingdon County, died at his home in Minersville, Schuylkill County, on Sunday, August 15, aged 77 years. He was a veteran of the Civil War, having served in Company I, 29th Regiment Pa. Vol. His wife, four sons and seven daughters survive. One son, J. Bruce Reed, lives at Hopewell, and one daughter, Mrs. W. Whited, at Six Mile Run. Interment was made in the Dudley Cemetery, Revs. Carl M. Drake and J. R. Melroy officiating.
James Putt Reed (1811 - 1876)
Delilah Crawford Reed (1812 - 1894)
Louisa Cypher Reed (1845 - 1916)
Clara Bell Reed Reed (1865 - 1954)*
Jennie Reed Stinson (1867 - 1918)*
Elizabeth Irene Reed Palmer (1868 - 1954)*
William H. Reed (1871 - 1942)*
Mary Frances Reed Harter (1872 - 1945)*
Margaret Delilah Reed Grove (1872 - 1950)*
James Edgar Reed (1874 - 1946)*
John Bruce Reed (1880 - 1943)*
Pearl Lucy Reed Wakefield (1882 - 1968)*
Estella May Reed Planert (1884 - 1958)*
DeVeaux Hyatt Reed (1886 - 1969)*
Viola G Reed (1888 - 1913)*
Levi C Reed (1839 - 1915)
Charles Hyatt Reed (1841 - 1896)*
Matilda Reed Richison (1846 - 1918)*
Mary Catherine Reed Cypher (1849 - 1938)*
Rachel Reed Wright (1854 - 1942)*
Dudley Methodist Cemetery
Maintained by: Patricia R Reed
Originally Created by: Bob Keith
Record added: Jan 11, 2011
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