Walter Reed's tomb

American physician Walter Reed died in 1902 and was buried in this tomb of Arlington National Cemetery (Section 3, Lot 1864, Grid T/U-16.5) in Arlington, Virginia.

On a bronze tablet we can read the following inscription: "WALTER REED, M.D., OF THE UNIV. OF VA. / A.M. OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY. L.L.D. OF THE / UNIV. OF MICH. PROFESSOR OF BACTERIOLOGY / ARMY MEDICAL SCHOOL AND COLUMBIAN / UNIV. WASHINGTON D.C. / ' HE GAVE TO MAN CONTROL OVER THAT / DREADFUL SCOURGE YELLOW FEVER' ".


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