A Guide to the John N. Snider Letter, 1863 Snider, John N. LetterMs1991-063

A Guide to the John N. Snider Letter, 1863

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Collection Number Ms1991-063


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Collection Number
John N. Snider Letter, 1863
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Snider, John N.

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Scope and Content

John N. Snider (1834-1897) was a soldier in the 14th Virginia Cavalry, Jenkins Brigade. The letter is from Snider in a Camp near Salem to his sister. He writes about the high price of food and that there is preaching in the camp every Sunday.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865