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Name:Oscar Littleberry Slater
Affiliation:Class of 1866
Biography & Genealogy:Oscar Littleberry Slater, Class of 1866: Born- Dec. 28, 1845 in Richmond, Va. Father- William Slater; Mother- Ethel Hill. No information on grandparents. Married- Martha Flack Nov. 28, 1867. Children- 1- William Slater; 2- E.H. Slater; 3- Henry Slater; 4- Fannie Slater; 5- Roberta Slater; 6- Mary Slater. Entered VMI- Sept. 4, 1862; Dismissed Nov. 1862 for excessive demerits. Civil War Service- Enlisted Mar. 14, 1862 at Richmond, Va. as Private for Capt. W.W. Parker's Co. in the Va. Lt. Artillery; Discharged as a minor late 1862 or early 1863; Re-enlisted Jan. 1, 1863 in Parker's Co.; Wounded in Action May 1864 at Spotsylvania; In hospital in Richmond late 1864- No further service records after that. Careers- Merchant in Richmond, Va; Local registrar on Board of Health in Memphis, Tenn. ca. 1920. Date of death unknown.
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