(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: Michigan
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry
Age 22, from Wayland, MI, he enlisted on 7 August 1862 in Ypsilanti and mustered as Corporal, Company D, 17th Michigan Infantry on 8 August.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
Service from the Record of Service,1 which has him as Orvil Slade. He's listed in the Annual Report of the Adjutant General (1863) as Slade Orville. His name spelling here from History of Allegan and Barry Counties, Michigan (1880).
09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD
1 State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 94 [AotW citation 20212]