Shugan SnowHome State: North Carolina
Command Billet: Company Officer
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Halifax County, he enlisted as a Private in Company G, 12th North Carolina Regiment on 25 April 1861. He was commissioned Captain of a Company of Halifax men - renamed Company I of the 12th Regiment in May1 - on 25 February 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was in command of the much depleted 12th Regiment at South Mountain and at Sharpsburg1.
The remainder of the War:
He resigned his commission on 21 November 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service details from Moore's Roster2.
1 Clark, Walter, editor, Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-1865, 5 vols., Raleigh and Goldsboro (NC): E. M. Uzzell, Nash Brothers, printers, 1901, Vol. 1, pp. 608, 627 [AotW citation 1031]
2 Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pp. 461, 465 [AotW citation 1032]
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