|Birth||Aug. 2, 1846|
|Death||March 27, 1936|
|Unit||130th Indiana Infantry, Company F|
Musician Carlisle Snider
Company F, 130th Indiana Infantry
Snider was born in Fort Wayne (Allen County), Indiana on August 2, 1846. The 18-year old was residing in Middletown (Howard County), Indiana when enlisted and was mustered in the regiment on January 28, 1864. He served about 22 months with the regiment. Snider was mustered out on December 2, 1865 at Charlotte, North Carolina.
The 130th Indiana was organized at Kokomo, Indiana between December 1863 and March 1864. During Snider’s enlistment, the unit was involved in several major battles and campaigns. Some of them include:
Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 1-September 8, 1864).
Assault on Kenesaw Mountain (GA) (June 27, 1864).
Siege of Atlanta (GA) (July 22-August 25, 1864).
Operations against General John Bell Hood in Georgia and Alabama (September 2-November 3, 1864).
Battle of Franklin (TN) (November 30, 1864).
Battle of Nashville (TN) (December 15-16, 1864).
Campaign of the Carolinas (SC/NC) (March 1-April 26, 1865).
At the Bennett House (Raleigh NC) when General Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee (April 26, 1865).
Snider died on March 27, 1936 at the age of 89 years. He is buried in the Maywood Cemetery in Maywood (Frontier County), Nebraska. At the time of his death, he was the last member of the Sibley Post (#303) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Maywood.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.