David W. Slaughter(1838 - 1876)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 18th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company C, 18th Georgia Infantry in February 1862, and had been wounded at Cold Harbor, Virginia June 27, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg, and captured on 19 October 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Foot amputated sometime in 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia November 10, 1862.
References, Sources, and other 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.
|Birth Date: 10/15/1838 Birth State: GA |
Death Date: 05/11/1876
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: /infantry/18th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9470]
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