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Federal (USV)


William Morton Snow

(1837 - 1908)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

He was a merchant in Boston. He enlisted at Darlington, WI, where he had been on business, in Company H, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861 and was appointed First Sergeant (date not given). He was wounded at Cedar Mountain, VA on 9 August 1862. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company E on 13 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to First Lieutenant, Company E on 21 April 1863 and Captain, Company B on 3 November 1863. Wounded again, in action on 25 May 1864. He resigned 14 July 1864 for wounds.

After the War

He was a commission merchant in fruit and produce in Boston, in the firm Snow & Company, and organizer and President of the Boston Fruit and Produce Exchange.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Details from Cutter's New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial (Vol. IV, 1914)


05/04/1837; Rockland, ME


03/26/1908; Brookline, MA; burial in Seaview Cemetery, Rockland, ME


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 419 - 421  [AotW citation 15231]