Muscatine County Iowa

Here is what the abbreviations in the bios stand for: far: farm; Co.: company or county; dir: dealer; IVA: Iowa Volunteer Artillery; IVC: Iowa Volunteer Cavalry; IVI: Iowa Volunteer Infantry; P.O.: Post Office; S. or Sec.: section; and st.: street.

Source: History of Muscatine County Iowa, Biographical Section, 1879, page 655

A. N. SNYDER, far., Sec.3; P. O. Muscatine. Mr Snyder was born in Ohio in 1839. His parents, Jacob J. and Catherine Snyder, came to Seventy-Six Tp. from Ohio in 1853; they now reside in Sec.8, Seventy-Six Tp., where they have been since1856; they have five children---George B., Abram N., Ann Eliza, Samuel B. and Joseph M.; have lost four children who died in infancy, except John H., who was about 14 years of age. A. N. Snyder enlisted in 1861, in Co. C, 1st I.V.I. Regt.; this regiment enlisted for three months; he was at the battle of Wilson's Creek, where the gallant Lyon fell; he was wounded in this battle, came home in the fall of 1861; he re-enlisted in 1862; raised a company and was appointed its Captain and served as such in the 35th I. V. I. for three years, though he was brevetted Major near the close of the war; he was in Grant's Vicksburg campaign, Bank's Red River Expedition, etc. He married in 1862 Margaret Baxter, daughter of William Baxter; has five children---Adelle, Myrta M., Emma C., Luta A. and Arden B.

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