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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John L. Slaughter

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Died at Line's Farm Hospital, Md. Originally buried "west of George Line's house in his new ground along side of an old white oak tree near his pond and north of the road leading to his house" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1.

Death

Date not known Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4966]