Historical Rosters Database
John Breathed SnodgrassRoster ID 1730
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1864|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Snodgrass John Breathed, Class of 1864: Born- October 12, 1843. Matriculated from Martinsburg, (West Virginia). At VMI 2 years (entered as a sophomore). Unofficial source says attended St James College (Maryland). Military Record: At VMI December 28, 1861-October 5, 1862. Enlisted February 20, 1863 at Martinsburg (West Virginia) for 2 years or war as Private, Company F, 12th Virginia Cavalry (may have served earlier-summer 1862?-with the unit). In hospital (Staunton) April 1863. Wounded in action at Brandy Station. Wounded in action June 24, 1864 at Sappony Church. Paroled at Winchester April 18, 1865. Post War Career: Physician. MD, Jefferson Community College 1870. Died- March 28, 1908 in Martinsburg, WV. Buried Greenhill Cemetery there.|
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