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Capt James Wilson Sligh
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Birth: 1821, Scotland
Death: Nov. 15, 1863
Tullahoma
Coffee County
Tennessee, USA

James Sligh served as Captain of Company F,1st Michigan Engineers & Mechanics during the Civil War.He died of wounds received when the train he was on was derailed by Confederate forces.He was the only officer in the regiment killed during the war. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Sligh (1790 - 1858)
  Elizabeth Cleghorn Sligh (1795 - 1858)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Wilson Sligh (1822 - 1892)
 
 Children:
  James May Sligh (1845 - 1921)*
  Elizabeth Sligh Hawkins (1847 - 1913)*
  Charles R. Sligh (1850 - 1927)*
  Julia Marie Sligh Follett (1850 - 1935)*
  Robert B. Sligh (1856 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakhill Cemetery
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Richard Howell
Record added: Jan 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33227763
Capt James Wilson Sligh
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Capt James Wilson Sligh
Added by: Richard Howell
 
Capt James Wilson Sligh
Added by: Richard Howell
 
 
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