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Confederate (CSV)


James Marion Sneed

(1839 - 1921)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer from Person County, he enlisted in Company G, 27th North Carolina Infantry on 7 March 1862 at age 22.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the ankle in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He returned to his Company on 21 May 1863, but was discharged because of wounds on 16 June 1863.

After the War

He was a farmer in Person County for the rest of his life.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1. Service details from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database and the Roster2. Life events from family genealogists.




07/22/1921; Flat River, Person County, NC; burial in Old Sneed Family Cemetery, Person County, NC


1   Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15  [AotW citation 9978]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. VIII  [AotW citation 10050]