Caroline A “Clara” <I>Rice</I> Slocum

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Caroline A “Clara” Rice Slocum

  • Birth 9 Feb 1830 Woodstock, Ulster County, New York, USA
  • Death 27 Mar 1899 Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 23049881

Spouse:
Henry Warner Slocum(1826-1894).
Married, 09 Feb 1854, Woodstock, Ulster Co., NY.

Children:
Caroline Slocum 1855–1856 (d: Charleston, SC)
Florence Elizabeth Slocum 1859–1880
Henry Warner Slocum 1862–
Clarence Rice Slocum 1871–1912

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FindAGraver, Harvey Bell, furnishes the following:

"Civil War Curiosities: strange stories, oddities, events, and coincidences," Webb Garrison, p. 45.

"Union Brig. Gen. Henry W. Slocum, a Syracuse attorney who had graduated from West Point with four years in the artillery, headed the Twenty-Seventh New York Regiment when it was raised. When their encampment was near Washington, the men of the unit called the place "Camp Clara",
an appropriate name as Mrs. Slocum stayed with her husband much of the time, the only regimental wife to do so. Lieutenant Charles S. Baker graciously vacated his tent, so that General Slocum and his mate could bunk together."


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  • Created by: Row Walker
  • Added: 23 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23049881
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Caroline A “Clara” Rice Slocum (9 Feb 1830–27 Mar 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23049881, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Row Walker (contributor 46489843) .