Gen. Adam Jacoby Slemmer


In 1868, Brigadier General Adam Slemmer was part of a group gathered for a meeting of officials representing the Union Pacific Railroad and officers from Fort Sanders. Attendees included Generals P. H. Sheridan, John Gibbon, U.S. Grant, William T. Sherman and Joseph H. Potter, Commander of Fort Sanders. Not long after this, while in command of Fort Laramie, Slemmer died from the lingering effects of typhoid fever.

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