Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Rufus H. Slayton, 10th., Vermomt Infantry.

There is very little information on Rufus, but I picked his picture because I found it interesting, and I thought if a ancestor was looking for a picture of him they would be glad to find it here.
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Rufus H. Slayton, 10th., Vermont infantry, Company H., volunteered September 12, 1862, at the age of 18, and counted on the quota of East Montpelier, Vermont, was mustered out with regiment July 21, 1863.  Re-enlisted August 27, 1864, 2nd Battery Light Artillary, for one year.  Died July 31, 1865, in service.  Born 1844, Died 1865, Buried Popler Hill cemetery, Calais, Vermont.

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