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James Shepherd SlaughterRoster ID 2339
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1864MS|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Slaughter James Shepherd, Class of 1864-MS: Born- October 3, 1842. Matriculated from Orange Court House, Va. At VMI 3 weeks. Military Record: Enlisted July 15, 1861 at Winchester for 1 year as Private, Company A, 13th Virginia. Corporal on all extant rolls. Absent sick January-February 1863; June 9-30, 1863. Transferred to Company C, 1st CS Engineers December 1, 1863. To Sgt December 21, 1863. Present for duty on extant 1864-65 rolls. Paroled at Appomattox. Post War Career: Farmer. Died- October 17, 1871 in Vicksburg, Mississippi of yellow fever.|