ritten account of the life and services of General Slack, of Missouri, is from the pen of Thomas B.w Judge Advocate of the Fourth Division, (late Slack's,) Missouri State Guard. Colonel Graham enterin Dye's company, Colonel Hughes's regiment of Slack's Division, and was with his beloved commanderof one of the bravest of our soldiers:
General Slack, of Missouri.
Brigadier-General WilliaBrigadier-General William Yonely Slack was born in Kentucky.
When three years of age, his father emigrated to Boone county,ee.
As Captain of a company of cavalry, Gen. Slack served with distinction in the Mexican war, the Confederate States service last winter, Gen. Slack used every effort to induce the men under hiommencement of the retreat from Springfield, Gen. Slack was appointed by General Price to command ths report of the battle of Elkhorn, speaks of Gen. Slack as "gallantly maintaining a continued and su
None familiar with his capacities of General Slack, will deny that he possessed many of the q[4 more...]