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William Y. Slack

Born: Aug 1, 1816

Death: Mar 21, 1862

Birthplace: Mason County

Nationality: United States

William Y. Slack

Date of Birth : Aug 1, 1816
Date of Death : Mar 21, 1862
Birth Place : Mason County

William Yarnel Slack was a Missouri lawyer, politician, and general in the Missouri State Guard during the American Civil War. He led a division in some of war's earliest major battles in the Trans-Mississippi Theater and was mortally wounded in the Battle of Pea Ridge in Arkansas.

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  • William Slack
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