Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Daniel Snow, New York.

Daniel Snow.

Birth: unknown.
Death: Sep. 17, 1864.

Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia.

New York State Records.

SONW, DANIEL.—Age, 27 years- Enlisted, December 23, 1863',at Wells, N. Y.; mustered in as private, Co. F, January 6, 1864,to serve three years; died of disease1, September 17, 1864, at
Douglas Hospital, Washington, D. C..

Surgeon General Files.

CASE 896. Private Daniel Snow, company F, 2d New York heavy artillery; enlisted January 6, 1864, and is reported present with his company until after the first of May. On the muster-roll for May and June he is reported missing, and on that for July and August: "Absent; confined as a deserter by the provost-marshal." While in confinement he was attacked with dysentery, and became so sick that he was admitted to the field hospital of the 3rd Army Corps at City Point, Virginia, September 6, 1864, where the diagnosis recorded was chronic dysentery.

He appeared to be so ill that next day he was put on board the steamer Connecticut for transfer to general hospital. He was admitted to Douglas hospital, Washington, D. C., September 9th, and the following particulars were communicated by Asst. Surgeon Win. F. Norris, U. S. A.: The patient was much emaciated, and, in addition to the usual symptoms of the advanced stage of dysentery, had jaundice and frequent bilious vomiting. The abdomen was flat and tender, the skin cool, the pulse feeble. He had stupor, low delirium and involuntary stools. Died, September 17, 1864.

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