John T. Snipes(c. 1 - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a farmer, 30 years of age, married when he enlisted c. 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
HIs "thigh was broken by a minnie ball at Sharpsburg, Md. Sept 17, 1862".
The remainder of the War:
He "died from the wounds while in the hands of the enemy". Originally buried "In Mrs. Lucker's [Locker] second field south of barn on west side of a Large rockbrake" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1.
|Birth State: GA |
Death Date: 10/18/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials , Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4516]
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