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Slack, Curtis O.


Age: 22, credited to Washington, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 7/5/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. I, 3rd VT INF, dis/dsb 3/1/63

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Birth: 07/03/1839, Washington, VT
Death: 10/12/1926

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: R. N. Ward Jr.
Findagrave Memorial #: 119430053


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/7/1864; widow Emily H. D., 11/1/1926, VT
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


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Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT

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Curtis O. Slack, Civil War Veteran, Died Monday After Long Illness

Curtis O. Slack, one of the older and highly respected citizens of the town, died at his home on Vershire street Monday morning after along illness, following a fall several weeks ago, from the effects of which he was unable to rally. His death leaves but three veterans of the Civil war in town.

Mr. Slack was almost 84 years old and had spent practically his whole life in this place, where he was engaged in farming. Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Will C. Yeartaw of Chelsea and Mrs. Fred Briggs of Massachusetts, and two sons, Herman F. Slack and Julius R. Slack of Chelsea.

Source: Barre Daily Times, October 13, 1926.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.