William A. Snead(? - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Hanover County, he was a member of Company E, 15th Virginia Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried "around 1st rock brake west of Mrs. Lucker's [Locker's] barn and in the barn field", on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1. Further details and corrections from Adam Zimmerli, whose additional research sources included:
15th VA Infantry Co. E Roster at the Library of Virginia; NPS' Soldiers & Sailors Database; Virginia Military Dead2.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 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 4973]
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