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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Edward Clark

(c. 1841 - 1863)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a 20 year old laborer in Trinity, LA when he enlisted in Company I, 15th Louisiana Infantry on June 9th, 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was absent, wounded, to January 1863. He was killed in action at Chancellorsville, VA (May 1863).

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. En. June 9th, 1861, Camp Moore, La. Rolls from Oct. 31st, 1862, to Dec. 31st, 1862, Absent. Wounded at Battle of Sharpsburg, Sept. 17th, in Hospl. Rolls from Jan., 1863, to April, 1863, Present. Roll for May and June, 1863, Killed at Battle of Chancellorsville. Born Ireland, occupation laborer, Res. Trinity, La., age when enlisted 20, single.

Birth

c. 1841 in IRELAND

Death

05/1863 Chancellorsville, VA

Notes

1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 2, pg. 340  [AotW citation 13215]