Pvt Andrew Snow

Photo added by Kit and Morgan Benson

Pvt Andrew Snow

  • Birth 1853 Quebec, Canada
  • Death 25 Jun 1876 Little Big Horn Battle Site, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
  • Burial Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
  • Plot In the Mass Grave
  • Memorial ID 7733638

Private, Company L, 7th US Cavalry, killed in action during the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

Born in Sorel, Quebec, Canada, he enlisted on 24 September 1875, at the age of 22, in Boston, Massachusetts, giving his previous occupation as a hostler. He had hazel eyes, black hair, a ruddy complexion, and was 5 feet, 5 inches tall. He was killed on Last Stand Hill, along with all of the soldiers of Custer's Column, and was initially buried where he fell. In 1878, the bodies of the soldiers were removed from their field burials and reinterred in a mass grave at the top of Last Stand Hill, where his body remains today. He was not married.


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  • Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
  • Added: 3 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7733638
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Andrew Snow (1853–25 Jun 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7733638, citing Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Kit and Morgan Benson (contributor 46483611) .