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Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

Joshua Perry Clarke

(1835 - 1915)

Home State: Rhode Island

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Before Antietam

From Newport, he enlisted on 13 September 1861 in Company A, 4th Rhode Island Infantry, as Corporal. He was promoted to First Sergeant, date not given. He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant, and transferred to Company G on 11 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was absent on Surgeon's Certificate until discharged in January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Dyer1. Details from family genealogists.

Birth

1835

Death

04/11/1915 Newport, RI

Notes

1   Dyer, Elisha, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations for the Year 1865 (corrected), 2 Volumes, Providence: E.L. Freeman & Son, 1893, Vol. 1, pp. 256 - 322  [AotW citation 14021]