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Slater, Frederick Augustus


Age: 19, credited to Essex, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/10/62, m/i 10/10/62, MSCN, Co. F, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 12/24/63, m/i 12/31/63, Pvt, Co. I, 6th VT INF, MSCN, m/o 6/26/65

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Birth: 08/10/1843, Essex, VT
Death: 11/20/1932

Burial: Lyons Cemetery, Lyons, OH
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 10626221


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/20/1890, OH; widow Cynthia S., 12/15/1932, OH
Portrait?: 13th History
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: 13th Vt. History off-site


Grandfather of Fred W. Slater, Norwood, ON

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Lyons Cemetery, Lyons, OH

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(Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865)



Son of Augustus and Laura D. (Littlefleld) Slater, was born in Essex, Vt., August 10, 1843. I was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools and Essex Academy. Enlisted from Essex, Vt., September 10, 1862, as fifer in Company P, 13th Regt., Vt. Vol. Inf. Mustered in October 10. 1862. and was with regiment in" all of its duties. At Gettysburg the bursting of a shell so close to my ear caused total deafness of the left ear. Mustered out of the service July 21, 1863, and re-enlisted December 24, 1863, as fifer in Company I, 6th Regt., Vt. Vol. Inf., and joined the regiment at Brandy Station, Va., and was with the regiment in all its engagements until mustered out June 26, 1865. Married Miss Cynthia S. Chappell at Wayland, Mich., April 10, 1867. By this union eight children have been born to us of whom six are living. I have served 20 years as township clerk of Royalton township, Ohio, secretary of Masonic Lodges for several years here, also quartermaster of Baxter Post No. 238, G.A.R., about 15 years. A manufacturer of harnesses and dealer in horse goods and carriage trimmings at Lyons' Ohio.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 570