Seeking any information about the Snellings of Nevada Story County Iowa.
Thomas Snelling, son of Alex and Agnes, born in Ohio, enlisted into the 14th Iowa Infantry in 1861. Thomas was killed at the battle of Fort Donelson, February 1862.
Their children were: John Snelling 1832 OH Charles W Snelling 1833 OH Thomas Snelling 1835 OH Albert Snelling 1840 OH Mary Snelling 1844 OH Fleming Snelling 1846 OH Eliza A Snelling 1847 OH Emily J Snelling 1854 IA Rebecca1857 IA
John's family lived in Wahoo Nebraska
Recently a diary of one of Thomas Snelling's companions in the Civil War has been published by the Traer Iowa Museum ( www.traermuseum.com ) The diary mentions Tom Snelling's death at Fort Donelson and gives a good account of his service. Surviving members of the Snelling family may find this book very interesting.