Person:Samuel Slocum (12)

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Name Samuel Slocum
Gender Male
Birth[3] 16 Apr 1838 Porter (township), Scioto, Ohio, United States
Marriage 16 Sep 1859 Scioto, Ohio, United Statesto Louisa Turner
Census 1860 Porter (township), Scioto, Ohio, United Stateswith Louisa Turner
Death[3] 19 Aug 1874 Porter (township), Scioto, Ohio, United States

Civil War Service

  • Corporal, Company D, 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery
  • Mustered in 6 August 1862
  • Discharged 30 March 1863 on Surgeon's certificate of disability
  • Also served in Company D, 22nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry 2
  • Source: 1

Pension

  • No veteran's pension application
  • Minor's Pension: Application 494481, no certificate number listed (an indication that the application was not approved)

Source: 2

References
  1.   Foraker, J.B; H.A. Axline; and J.S. Robinson. Official roster of the soldiers of the state of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866. (Akron [Ohio]: Werner Co., 1886-1895).
  2.   United States. Veterans Administration. Organization index to pension files of veterans who served between 1861 and 1900- [1917]. (Washington, District of Columbia: The National Archives, 1949).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Slocum, Charles Elihu. A short history of the Slocums, Slocumbs, and Slocombs of America, genealogical and biographical (1882): embracing eleven generations of the first-named family from 1637-1881, with their alliances and the descendants in the female lines as far as ascertained, also the etymology of those surnames, an account of some researches in England concerning their ancestors who bore the parent surname, Slocombe, etc. (Syracuse, New York: Slocum, 1882), 307.