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Snyder - PA, MD, OH, & Civil War

Posted: 30 Aug 2001 4:09PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Snyder, Flinn, Baumann, Shick, Duffy, Weigel, Portner, Duncan, Tribley, Trexler
Looking for info on Civil War veterans named Snyder who served with the 87th Pennsylvania Infantry.

1) Snyder (Schneider), Henry, Pvt Co H; mustered Sep 19, 1861; discharged Sep 28, 1864; born @1841/42 in France, the son of Catherine Snyder; died Dec 7, 1907; also served with the U.S. Navy; from York; wounded May 7, 1864, at the battle of the Wilderness; in 1873, lived in Baltimore, Maryland

2) Snyder, Augustus, Pvt Co B; mustered Jul 28, 1864, as a substitute for James Lett; discharged Jun 29, 1865; born @1825/26 in Germany; a brewer from Harrisburg, Dauphin County; 5' 4", light hair, gray eyes

3) Snyder, Benjamin, Pvt K; mustered Sep 11, 1861; deserted Nov 29, 1861, by faking his death; born Dec 23, 1837, the son of George & Mary Schneider; died Jan 18, 1927; also served with the 149th Pa Inf as Benjamin Taylor; a laborer from Brogue; 5' 10", hazel eyes, dark hair; married Phebe Flinn November 29, 1859; children: Ida & Amanda (the latter born three months after his "death"); mistress's name was Mary Baumann, their son was William Lemuel Snyder; married Sophia Shick in Brookville, Pennsylvania, March 21, 1870, as Benjamin Taylor; brother-in-law to all 87th men named Flinn

3) Snyder, Charles D., Pvt Co C; drafted Jul 3, 1864; discharged Jun 29, 1865; born May 2, 1840, the son of Joseph & Mary Duffy Snyder; died Mar 22, 1919; a lumberman from Tioga County; 5' 5", brown hair, dark eyes; in 1912, lived in Ralson and Trout Run, Lycoming County

4) Snyder, Charles S., Pvt Co A; mustered Sep 11, 1861; discharged Oct 13, 1864; born 1841; died Jan 15, 1885; a laborer and brakeman from York; 5' 7"; married Mary Ann Weigel July 21, 1867; children: John Elliott (b. 06/22/68), Sarah A. E. (b. 09/30/69), Mary Kate (10/07/72), and Solomon (b. 03/31/76); died 4 days after suffering a fall; buried in Prospect Hill Cemetery, North York Borough, York County, Pennsylvania

5) Snyder, Frederick (Schneider, Frederich), Pvt Co E; mustered Oct 7, 1864; discharged Jun 29, 1865; born Sep 6, 1836, in Hess Dramstad, Germany; died Sep 23, 1902; also served with the 165th Pa Inf; a laborer; 5' 4", dark hair, hazel eyes; buried in St. John's U.C.C. Cemetery, New Chester, Adams County, Pennsylvania

6) Snyder, George, Pvt Co D; mustered Sep 19, 1861; discharged Oct 13, 1864; born Jun 2, 1842; died Feb 6, 1918; claimed to be 25 years old at enlistment; captured at the battle of Carter's Woods married Rebecca ?; buried in Home Cemetery, Dallastown, York County, Pennsylvania

7) Snyder, Henry, Pvt Co E; mustered Sep 13,1861; died at Beverly, (West) Virginia, of "acute dysentery" Sep 22, 1862; born @1831/32; a dyer from Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County; 5' 6", dark hair, brown eyes; married Susanna E. Evinger December 22, 1853; child: Emma Elsie (b. 04/03/58)

8) Snyder, Isaac Jesse "Jess", Pvt Co C; mustered Sep 14, 1861; wounded Jul 9, 1864, at the battle of Monocacy; born 1842 the son of Jacob & Sarah Snyder; died Jul 19, 1864; a laborer from York; 5' 9", light hair, gray eyes; brother of Jacob H. Snyder; buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Rinely, York County, Pennsylvania

9) Snyder, Jacob Haffer, Musician (drummer) Co C; mustered Sep 14, 1861; discharged Oct 13, 1864; born @1843/44; died Jul 6, 1905; also served with the 6th U.S.Vet. Vols.; from Crossroads, York County; 5' 3"; captured at the battle of Carter's Woods; dishonorably discharged from the 6th U.S.V.V. July 10, 1878, to date June 14, 1865; brother of Issac Jesse Snyder; married Elizabeth Martha Portner June 13, 1867 in Ashland County, Ohio (also lived in Richland and Henry Counties); children: Sarah E. (b. 06/26/69), Agnes R. (b. 07/21/72), Adison M. (b. 11/06/74), Florence G. (b. 01/02/78), Henrietta (b. 05/07/79), Jacob Frankling (b. 04/06/81), Orpha B. (b. 11/01/84), Erlis (b. 07/12/86), Blanche H. (b. 11/22/88); buried in the Friends' Meeting House, Warrington Township, York County, Pennsylvania

10) Snyder, Jesse D., Pvt Co E; mustered Jun 2, 1864, as a substitute for S. Coleman; mustered again Mar 21, 1865; discharged (supposedly) Sep 13, 1864, and again Jun 29, 1865; born 1842 in Selinsgrove, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, the son of George Antes & Ann Ellen Duncan Snyder and grandson of a former Pennsylvania governor Simon Snyder; died Jun 8, 1901; previously served with the 11th Pa Inf and later the 115th U.S.Colored Inf; a draughtsman and machinist from Williamsport, Lycoming County; 5' 7", brown hair, gray eyes; appointed captain of Co G, 115th U.S.C.T. July 21, 1864, and discharged to take that duty, but never mustered due to his "physical incapacity"; returned to the 87th in order to muster out, going from captain to private; married widow Kate A. Tribley October 14, 1868, but she died in 1882; remarried widow Margaret C. Good Trexler; died in Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

11) Snyder, John, Cpl Co I; mustered Aug 1, 1862; discharged May 24, 1865; born Jan 16, 1822, the son of Henry Snyder; died Oct 20, 1902; a laborer from New Oxford, Adams County; wounded in the right calf at the battle of Monocacy, which led to a bone infection; married Mary ?; buried in St. Paul (Dubs) Cemetery, Heidelberg Township, York County, Pennsylvania

12) Snyder, John, Pvt Co G; mustered Sep 25, 1861; discharged Oct 13, 1864; born Mar 1, 1808; died Jul 30, 1891; a laborer from Hanover, York County; 5' 10"; lost his right arm below the elbow at the 3rd battle of Winchester; married Rachel Bishop December 30, 1843; buried in Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Heidelberg Township, York County, Pennsylvania

13) Snyder, John Ephraim, Cpl Co F; mustered Sep 25, 1861; discharged Nov 27, 1864, to the Veteran Reserve Corps; born @1841/42 the son of John Snyder; died Mar 19, 1867; a laborer from Mount Pleasant Township, Adams County; 5' 11", black hair, black eyes; shot in the left thigh at the battle of Monocacy and afterward sent to a series of hospitals

14) Snyder, Levi, Pvt Co C; mustered Sep 18, 1861; discharged Oct 13, 1864; born 1845; died May 20, 1892; a stone mason from Winterstown, York County; 5' 8", light hair, hazel eyes; in the fall of 1863, was hurting so badly that, during guard duty, he had to prop himself against a tree to remain upright; married Mary Ann Klinefelter October 3, 1865; children: Laura J. (03/18/66 - married a Braut), Mary Susan (b. 03/01/68), Charles Wesley (b. 02/15/70), Emma Malinda (b. 10/09/76), Harry Emanuel (b. 11/11/79), Lloyd Gilles (b. 01/04/86), Clyde Owen (b. 09/05/87), and Flo K. (06/10/92); buried in Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery, Shrewsbury, York County, Pennsylvania

15) Snyder, Michael, Pvt Co F; mustered Sep 25, 1861; from York; in none of the histories but listed in a Gettysburg newspaper in 1861

16) Snyder, George, Pvt Co G; mustered Feb 20, 1865; discharged Jun 29, 1865; stated age at enlistment was 20; died Feb 27, 1921; previously served with Dale's Battalion Pa Cavalry and the 1st Pa Light Artillery; enlisted in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County; a chair maker; 5' 8", dark hair, hazel eyes; sick in hospital throughout most of his term

17) Snyder, William P., Sgt Co F; mustered Feb 18, 1865; discharged Jun 29, 1865; stated age at enlistment was 19; died 1913; previously served with the 123rd Pa Inf and Knapp's Battalion Pa Light Artillery; enlistered in Allegheny City, Allegheny County; a gardner; 5' 8", dark hair, brown eyes

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