The Virginia in the Civil War Message Board

The "infamous" Dr. Reaves

On March 27, 1865 scouting party of 40 men from the fourth Pennsylvania cavalry visited Lees Mill. On their way back to Union lines they were ambushed by a party of confederates Who they described as guerillas under the "infamous "doctor reaves

On account of the skirmish can be found in history of a cavalry company by Hyndman on pages 283 through 284

Is anyone know who doctor Reaves was?