Thursday, May 22, 2014

Henry Sluder, Indiana

Henry Sluder.

Birth: 1807, Jessamine County, Kentucky.
Death: Aug. 29, 1863, Sullivan County, Indiana.

Husband of Nancy Lockhart, (married November 16, 1826 at Washington, Indiana).

Son of Isaac Sluder and Elizabeth Carter Sluder.

Father of William Sluder, Thomas C.Sluder, Elizabeth Sluder, James Sluder, Isaac Sluder, Robert L. Sluder, John Sluder and Aaron Sluder.

Burial: Cave Hill National Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.

Service Record.

Henry Sluder, Private, Enlisted October 22, 1862, at Marion County, Indiana, 24th., Light Artillery, Company L., Age 31.  Died  in hospital at Louisville, Kentucky.

Surgeon General Report.

CASE 708. Private Henry Sluder, company I, 24th Indiana battery; age 33; admitted August 20, 1863. Chronic diarrhoea. When admitted the patient was very weak and much emaciated ; pulse 100. He had about ten or twelve evacuations daily. He stated that he had been suffering with diarrhoea for about four months. Has performed no duty for two months. P;. Powdered opium six grains, tannin ten grains; make six powders. Take one every three hours. Whiskey every two hours; milk diet. August 21st: Had ten evacuations during last night. Treatment continued, with the addition of beef-tea. August 22d : Substitute the following : R;. Subnitrate of bismuth half a drachm, powdered opium eight grains ; make eight powders. Take one every three hours. August 25th : Condition continues without much change ; pulse 95. Substitute opium, in grain doses every three or four hours, for the former medicine. August 29th : Sinking. Pulse feeble and over 100, Died during the morning. Autopsy six hours sifter death.

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