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Henry Sloas

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 28 Oct 1863 (aged 48–49)
Ohio, USA
Burial Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Plot unmarked
Memorial ID 5714647 · View Source
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Citizen of carter county, Kentucky.Rebel sympathizer who rode with fields Rangers a confederate calvery unit, who help bushwhack George W. Morgan union forces during their retreat through Carter County Kentucky in the fall of 1862.Captured with a son Franklin Sloas in Carter County Kentucky and transfer to Camp Chase Prison where he died of Typhoid Fever.The most interesting charge against Henry Sloas was his alleged involment in the killing of four Union home Guards in December of 1862 near Webbville Kentucky.Henry Sloas also served with the The 48th Virginia Infantry CSA in 1861.The 48th was organized in September,1861 and contained units from Scott,Washington,Smyth,Russell and Lee Counties.Henry moved to Carter County,Ky.in the spring of 1862.
Henry Sloas married Mary "Polly"(Burton) Sloas on August 10, 1844 in Scott County, Virginia.They came came to Kentuicky to claim a land Grant given to Henry for his war services.


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  • Created by: Ruth Blevins
  • Added: 25 Aug 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5714647
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Sloas (1814–28 Oct 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5714647, citing Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Ruth Blevins (contributor 46493361) .