Speculator in wheat, flour manufacturer, Whig politician, and mayor of Fredericksburg, Va., during the Civil War.
From the description of Papers, 1862-1864. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41150165
In 1861-1868, Montgomery Slaughter, a Fredericksburg, Va. merchant was the city's Mayor. He was removed from the office by the United States military authorities in Apr. 1868, and afterwards served as Judge of the Corporation Court of Fredericksburg.
From the description of Papers of Montgomery Slaughter, 1862-1866 (bulk 1862-1863). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122386454