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