William Henry Harrison Snidow(1841 - )
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company D, 7th Virginia Infantry on 13 May 1861 at Giles Courhouse. Promoted to Sgt on 28 April 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Apparently absent without leave some time after October 1864. Courtmartialed in February 1865 and sentenced to a term in Castle Thunder for "encouraging insubordination and mutiny." Imprisoned at Libby Prison 4/10/65; sent to Parkersburg, WV 4/21/65.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Johnston1. Service details from Riggs2.
|Birth Date: 11/11/1841 Place of Birth: Giles County, VA |
1 Johnston, David Emmons, The Story of a Confederate Boy in the Civil War, Portland (OR): Glass & Prudhomme Company, 1914, pp. 142 - 143 [AotW citation 9751]
2 Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982 [AotW citation 9765]
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