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Confederate (CSV)


William Harrison Snowden

(1841 - 1914)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 22 year old farmer from Brooklyn, AL when he enlisted as Private on 25 April 1861 in Company E, 4th Alabama Infantry.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was wounded in a skirmish at Louden, TN on 1 December 1864. Discharged for disability from wounds, date not given.

After the War

He was living in Brooklyn, AL to at least 1908.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1, which has his birth date as 02/05/1842. Details from family genealogists.


02/05/1841; Brooklyn, AL


11/25/1914 Brooklyn, AL; burial in Brooklyn Baptist Church Cemetery, Evergreen, AL


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15573]