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Federal (USV)


Orville Slade

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

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).


c. 1840


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]