He was born in 1841/44 (3 (20 in 1864), 6 (18 in 1860)). He was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (3, 6).
In 1860, he may have been living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (6). If so, he was living with Esther Snyder (perhaps his mother), Eve Anna Snyder (perhaps his sister?), and Nathan Potts (6). He was a farm laborer (6).
When he enlisted, he was a farmer (3).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 8 inches tall, and had a fair complexion, blue eyes, and sandy hair (3).
He was drafted from the sixteenth congressional district (1, 3). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 3, 4). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (3). He was a private in company F (1, 12).
He married Hettie Croyle [?] (7, 8, 9, 10). In 1900 and 1910, she had had one child, who was still living (9, 10):
In 1870, his apparent widow, Hettie Snyder, was living in Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (7). She was living with George and Susan Croyle (perhaps her parents?), with Elmira Croyle (perhaps her daughter?), with Susan Croyle (perhaps her niece), and William Little (7).
On 19 April 1878, his widow, Hetty Snyder, successfully applied for a pension (5, 9).
In 1880, his apparent widow Hettie may have been living in Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (8). She was living with her brother Thomas Croyle, Elmira (presumably her daughter), and Mary (perhaps her niece) (8).
In 1890, his widow, Hettie [?] H Snyder, was living in Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4). He had had consumption (4).
In 1900, his apparent widow Hetty Snyder was living in Oxford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (9). She was living with her brother Thomas Croyle, her daughter Elmira Dibert [?], her granddaughter Hester Dibert, and a great-nephew and -niece (9). She was a farmer (9).
In 1910, his apparent widow Hattie Snyder was living in Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (10). She was living with her brother Thomas Croyle (10).
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Joseph Snyder)
2 company F, register of men discharged (Joseph Snyder)
3 company F, second descriptive roll, #41 (Joseph Snyder)
4 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bedford Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 63, page  (Joseph H Snyder)
5 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Joseph Snyder)
6 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, microfilm series M653, film 1072, page 541 = 1 handwritten (Joseph Snyder)
7 1870 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bedford Township, microfilm series M593, film 1304, page 358 = 34 handwritten (Hettie Snider)
8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bedford Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 213, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 24 = 1 A handwritten (Hettie Croyle [sic])
9 1900 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Oxford Township, supervisor's district 13, enumeration district 7, microfilm series T623, film 1375, page 47 = 11 B handwritten (Hetty F [?] Snyder)
10 1910 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Bedford Township, supervisor's district 16, enumeration district 2, microfilm series T624, film 1311, page 221 = 2 A handwritten (Hattie Snyder)
11 pension index, by name (Joseph Snyder)
12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Joseph Snyder)
|Name||Esther Snyder||Eve Anna "||Joseph "||Nathan Potts|
|Value of real estate owned||1000|
|Value of personal estate||300|
|Place of birth||Penna||"||"||"|
|Married within year|
|Attended school within year|
|Cannot read & write|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Name||Croyle George||- Elmira||- Susan||- Susan||Little William||Snider Hettie|
|Occupation||Farmer||Keeping Hosue||At Home||Works on farm||Keeps House|
|Real estate value||6000|
|Personal estate value||700|
|Father foreign born|
|Mother foreign born|
|Birth month if born within year|
|Marriage month if married within year|
|Attended school past year|
|Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old||1|
|Male US citizen at least 21 years old who can't vote ...|
|dwelling visit #||7|
|family visit #||7|
|name||Croyle Thomas||- Hettie||- Elmira||- Mary|
|month born if born in year|
|married during year|
|occupation||Farmer||Keeping House||At Home|
|school this year||4||4|
|name||Snyder Hetty F [?]||Croyle Thomas||Dibert [?] Elmira||- Hester [illegible middle name]||Koontz Navin A||Holderbaum [??] Mary|
|relationship||Head||Brother||Daughter||Gr Daughter||Gr Nephew||Gr Niece|
|birth date||Nov 1842 [?]||Apr 1842||Mar 1867||Sep 1897||Jan 1882||June 1874|
|# years married|| ||3|
|mother of how many children?||1||1|
|# of children living||1||1|
|# years in USA|
|# months not employed||0||0||0|
|# months in school||9/12 [??]||0|
|free or mortgaged||F|
|# of farm schedule||163|
|name||Snyder Hattie||Croyle Thomas|
|#years present marriage|
|mother of # children||1|
|mother of # living children||1|
|nature of industry etc.||General Farm|
|out of work 15 Apr 1910?|
|# weeks out of work 1909|
|school since 1 Sep 09|
|owned free or mortagaged||F|
|nr on farm schedule||21|
|civil war vet|
|deaf & dumb||[illegible]||[illegible]|