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Federal (USV)


Hollis E. Slack

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Vermont

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Vermont Infantry

Before Antietam

From Washington, VT, he enlisted on 5 September and mustered as Private, Company B, 4th Vermont Infantry on 21 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in Maryland but died of disease at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 1 November 1862.

The rest of the War

He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown.

References & notes

Basic information from Peck1. Death details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 12 November 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1837


11/01/1862; Hagerstown, MD; burial in Old Chelsea Cemetery, Chelsea, VT


1   Peck, Theodore S., Adjutant General, and The Vermont Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers and Lists of Vermonters who Served in the Army and Navy of the United States During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66, Montpelier: Press of the Watchman Publishing Co., 1892, pg. 116  [AotW citation 17646]