Anna Snodgrass

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Snodgrass was born in 1853, in Marion, Virginia, United States, her father, John Dearborne Snodgrass, was 39 and her mother, Nancy Wiseman Hays, was 34.

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Mr. West
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Anna Snodgrass
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    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    1863

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire): habitational name from the lands of Snodgrasse in Irvine (Ayrshire), whose name is unexplained.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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