Cornelius Slate was a soldier in the battle of Wounded Knee. It was there he met Booker DeWitt. Later, he met Father Comstock, and became a citizen of Colombia. After a disagreement with Father Comstock, he was labeled as a liar, and a disgraced soldier. Slate will prove to be an important ally to Booker DeWitt.He now resides with a small battalion of soldiers, in the Hall of Heroes.