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Slack, Erastus F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 32, credited to Glover, VT
Unit(s): 15th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/62, m/i 10/22/62, Pvt, Co. I, 15th VT INF, m/o 8/5/63

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VITALS

Birth: 06/27/1819, Irasburg, VT
Death: 08/17/1902

Burial: Irasburg Cemetery, Irasburg, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Deanna French
Findagrave Memorial #: 74465762

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Tomas Slack, Wellfleet, MA

2nd Great Granduncle of Pat Greenwell, Alberta, Canada

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Irasburg Cemetery, Irasburg, VT

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Obituary

Irasburg --- Erastus Slack died at the home of his son, S. F. Slack, yesterday morning, Aug. 17, aged 83 years. He was an old Soldier, and had been very feeble, and entirely disabled for many years.

Source:

Orleans County Monitor, Aug. 18, 1902

The funeral of Erastus Slack was held at the house last Tuesday, Rev. E. B. Treat officiating. The singing was by the Cong'l choir. Mr. Slack was a soldier in the Civil War, and served in Company I., 15th Regiment, Vt. Volunteers. He had suffered greatly from rheumatism, and the past fifteen years has been entirely disabled. The past eleven years he had made his home with his son, S. F. Slack, where he was kindly cared for. He leaves two sons, Francis and Simeon F., and one daughter, Mrs. Fletcher Kidder.

Source:

Orleans County Monitor, Aug. 25, 1902
Courtesy of Deanna French

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