Henry A. Snider letter

Henry A. Snider letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Henry A. Snider letter
Dates: 1864 May 2
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 3624- MS 3640)
Coll. Number: ms3636(m).TEMP

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry A. Snider was a soldier in the 18th Battalion, Georgia Infantry, which was also known as the Savannah Guards. The unit was stationed on the islands just off the coast of Charleston. They distinguished themselves at Battery Wagner.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a letter from Henry A. Snider of the 18th Battalion, Georgia Infantry, describing the bombing of Fort Sumter.


Single document.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Battalion, 18th.
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Henry A. Snider letter, MS 3636. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter View online.