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Philip Reed

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Born 1760

Philip Reed was a United States Senator representing Maryland from 1806 to 1813. Born near Chestertown, Maryland, in 1760, Reed completed preparatory studies and served with the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, attaining the rank of captain of infantry. He participated in the Battle of Stony Point in 1779, and later attested to having cut off the head of an American deserter so that it could be displayed to the troops as a deterrent.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1760 Birth Born near Chestertown, Maryland, in 1760, Reed completed preparatory studies and served with the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, attaining the rank of captain of infantry.

TEENAGE

1779 19 Years Old He participated in the Battle of Stony Point in 1779, and later attested to having cut off the head of an American deserter so that it could be displayed to the troops as a deterrent. … Read More

TWENTIES

1787 27 Years Old He was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates in 1787, sheriff of Kent County, Maryland from 1791 to 1794, and also member of the executive council of Maryland from 1805 to 1806. Reed was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the United States Senate in 1806 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert Wright.

FORTIES

1806 46 Years Old He was reelected the same year and served from November 25, 1806 to March 3, 1813.

FIFTIES

1812 52 Years Old During the War of 1812, Reed served as a lieutenant colonel of the Twenty-first Regiment of the Maryland Militia and later as lieutenant colonel commandant.
1814 54 Years Old He led a successful defense in the Battle of Caulk's Field in August 1814. After the War, Reed was elected to the Fifteenth Congress, serving from March 4, 1817 to March 3, 1819.
1818 58 Years Old He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1818 to the Sixteenth Congress, but successfully contested the election of Jeremiah Cosden to the Seventeenth Congress and served the remainder of the term from March 19, 1822 to March 3, 1823.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1828 68 Years Old In 1828, he served as vice president of the Maryland Society of the Cincinnati. … Read More
1829 69 Years Old Died in 1829.
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