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Federal (USV)


Edwin A. Snow

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Sharpshooters

Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company

Before Antietam

He was a 22 year old clerk living in Boston when he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was paroled on 6 October 1862, and sent to Alexandria, Virginia in November, but there is no later record.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 212 -213  [AotW citation 2721]