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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Edwin R. Snyder

(? - 1862)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Atwater, he enlisted in Company D, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 25 April 1861. He was appointed Sergeant, date not given.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds on 27 September. He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him as Private Edwin F. Snyder. Service details from Bryant2.


Death Date: 09/27/1862    Burial Place: 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 4195]

2   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pg. 419  [AotW citation 15222]



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