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Confederate (CSV)


William Henry Harrison Snidow

(1841 - ?)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company D, 7th Virginia Infantry on 13 May 1861 at Giles Courhouse. Promoted to Sgt on 28 April 1862.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Johnston1. Service details from Riggs2.


11/11/1841; 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]