Snyder, Homer

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Homer was born in Rensselaerville at about 1841, a son of Elias and Sarah A. Snyder. His family moved to Westerlo before 1860.

Marriage & Children

Military Service

Residence: Westerlo
Enlistment Date: 14 Oct 1862[1]
Enlistment Place: Westerlo, NY[1]
Enlistment Rank: Private[1]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 177th Infantry[1]
Company: Company C[1]
Died of Disease on: 18 Apr 1863[1]
Place of Death: Bonnet Carre, LA[1]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 22 to serve 9 months. Died of typhoid fever, April 18, 1863,at Bonnet Carre, La.[1]

Born in Rensselaerville, Age 22, Farmer, Hazel eyes, Dark hair, Dark complexion, 5'8" tall.[2]

Sources Used: 1860 census, Westerlo, NY;, American Civil War Soldiers, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York for the year 1905.



Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Annual Report of the Adjutant General or the State of New York for the year 1905
  2. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases