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Federal (USV)

Private

John S. Snow

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 137th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered in as Private, Company D, 137th Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was in Maryland with his Company.

The rest of the War

He died at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 19 October 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown. He was reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in 1866-67.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1 and Bates.2 Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862.

Death

10/19/1862 Hagerstown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 4194]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 17641]