Andrew Jackson Snow(1841 - 1925)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A married 20 year old, he enlisted in Company B, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 at Columbia, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the leg at Fox's Gap in action on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was at the Winder Division Hospital #1, Richmond, VA and returned to duty on 21 October 1862. He was fined two months' pay by a Court Martial in late 1863 or early 1864, charges not stated. He was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865 as Private, Company F, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment.
After the War:
His right leg was amputated due to complications from his 1862 wound in June 1905, and he applied for an artificial one in 1907. He was a farmer living in Laurens in 1912.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave, source also of a photograph of him taken after 1905.
|Birth Date: 03/06/1841 |
Death Date: 11/22/1925 Death Place: Spartanburg, SC Burial Place: Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Gray Court, SC
1 Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 68-71, Roster [AotW citation 16051]
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