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  • cob2mo
    Thanks, Larry that is exactly what I was looking for. I owe you Regards CoB ... From: Larry McGibben To: Sent:
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 28, 2000
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      Thanks, Larry that is exactly what I was looking for.
      I owe you
      Regards
      CoB
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Larry McGibben" <rebky@...>
      To: <civilwarwest@egroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2000 1:50 PM
      Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Re:


      > Cob2mo:
      >
      > Ref: Brig. Gen. William Yarnel Slack (16 Aug 1816-21 Mar 1862)
      >
      > Born in Mason County, Maysville, Ky., in 1816. In 1819 his father moved to
      Boone
      > County, Misssouri, near Columbia, where Gen. Slack got his education and
      studied
      > law. He moved to Chillicothe, Missouri to start his practice. He served 14
      > months in the War with Mexico as Captain of the 2nd Missouri Volunteers
      under
      > Sterling Price.
      >
      > 1861 he was appointed Brigadier General of the Missouri State Guard by
      Gov.
      > Claiborne F. Jackson. He fought at Carthage and Springfield and was
      seriously
      > wounded in the hip,but recovered to join his command in October. At the
      battle
      > of Elkhorn, on 7 March 1862, Gen. Slack was again hit by a rifle ball near
      his
      > old wound. Taken to a house just east of the battlefield he appeared to be
      > recovering, but he was moved to Moore's Mill, about 7 miles farther east.
      Here
      > his condition deteriorated and he died on the morning of 21 March.
      >
      > He was buried in the yard, but in 1880 his remains were re-interred in the
      > Confederate Cemetery at Fayetteville, Arkansas.
      >
      > Note: Another reference says; he was promoted posthumously to Brigadier
      General
      > in the Confederate service on 17 April to rank from 12 April and was
      confirmed
      > by the Senate.
      >
      > KyReb
      > cob2mo wrote:
      >
      > > Ok Guys. I need help! I need any and all information anyone has on a
      William
      > > Y Slack Bridg General Served at Wilson Creek and Bentonville Ar under
      Price.
      > > Any help will be appraicated.
      > >
      > > Regards
      > > CoB
      > > aka George Reed
      > >
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