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E.S. Snead
Regiment Name 15th Virginia Infantry
Side Confederate
Company C
Soldier's Rank_In Pvt.
Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt.
Film Number M382 roll 52

15th Regiment, Virginia Infantry

15th Infantry Regiment was organized in May, 1861, with men from Richmond and Henrico and Hanover counties. The regiment was brigaded under McLaws, Semmes, and Corse, Army of Northern Virginia. It fought with the army from the Seven Days' Battles to Fredericksburg, then was involved in Longstreet's Suffolk Expedition. During the Gettysburg Campaign the 15th was on detached duty and after serving in Tennessee and North Carolina participated in the battles at Drewry's Bluff and Cold Harbor. Later it took its place in the Petersburg trenches north and south of the James River and ended the war at Appomattox. This unit contained 476 effectives in April, 1862, reported 1 killed and 8 wounded at Malvern Hill, and lost fifty-nine percent of the 128 engaged at Sharpsburg. Many were captured at Sayler's Creek, and on April 9, 1865, it surrendered with 69 officers and men. The field officers were Colonel Thomas P. August; Lieutenant Colonels James R. Crenshaw, Emmett M. Morrison, Thomas G. Peyton, and St. George Tucker; and Majors C.H. Clarke and John S. Walker.

Also serving in this unit:
Soldier Name
Company Rank In Rank Out

Snead, Alonzo B.
Co E Pvt. Pvt.

Snead, Philip B.
Co C Pvt. Pvt.

Snead, Robert J.
Co C Pvt. Pvt.

Snead, Thomas M.
Co E Pvt. Pvt.

Snead, William A.
Co E Pvt. Pvt.

Name: E.S. Snead
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: Virginia
Regiment Name: 15 Virginia Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 15th Regiment, Virginia Infantry
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M382 roll 52

Virginia 1910 Census Miracode Index
Name: Edwin S Snead
Birthplace: Virginia
State: VA
Age: 63
Color: W
County: Hanover
Relation: Head of Household
Other Residents: Relation Name Age Birth Place
Wife Rosalin V 66 Virginia

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Edwin S Snead
Age in 1910: 63
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Birthplace: Virginia
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Virginia
Mother's Birth Place: Virginia
Spouse's Name: Rosalin V
Home in 1910: Ashland, Hanover, Virginia
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
Edwin S Snead 63 Farmer
Rosalin V Snead 66 Wife
[They had been married for 42 years - abt 1868 // She was the mother of 3 children, all still living in 1910.]

Unproven on-line genealogy shows:

Edwin S. Snead
Birth: 27-SEP-1846
Married: 1-JAN-1868
Rosalin Victoria Johnson b: 26-DEC-1843
[daughter of Benjamin Johnson b: 7-OCT-1810 and Ann Elizabeth George b: 6-JAN-1823]
Robert William Snead b: 11-JAN-1870
Lillie Belle Snead b: 23-DEC-1877
Daisy Pearl Snead b: 14-NOV-1881


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