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Confederate (CSV)


David W. Slaughter

(1838 - 1876)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 18th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company C, 18th Georgia Infantry in February 1862, and had been wounded at Cold Harbor, Virginia June 27, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg, and captured on 19 October 1862.

The rest of the War

Foot amputated sometime in 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia November 10, 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Ranger951. Life dates from a family genealogy. His brothers Thomas and Martin were in Company K, and both were also wounded at Sharpsburg, Martin mortally.


10/15/1838 in GA




1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /infantry/18th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 9470]