Wade Hampton Slaton(1840 - c. 1)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Possibly an overseer in Alabama before the War, he enlisted as Private in Company B, 16th Georgia Infantry on 17 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
Admitted to General Hospital #4, at Richmond, Virginia October 13, 1862. Furloughed to Athens, Georgia for 30 days October 18, 1862. Transferred to Company C, 3rd Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters. Wounded, left leg fractured, in 1864. Admitted to Jackson Hospital at Richmond, Virginia September 18, 1864. Furloughed for 60 days November 20, 1864. Pension records show he was on wounded furlough close of war.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Details from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 8/1840 Place of Birth: Jackson County, GA |
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12182]
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