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Federal (USV)


James C. Clough

(1837 - 1903)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 78th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 23 on 1 November 1861 at Arcade, NY, to serve three years; mustered in as Private, Company G, 78th New York Infantry on 12 March 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
He was wounded again, in action on 2 or 3 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA. He reenlisted as a veteran on 26 December 1863 and transferred to Company G, One Hundred and Second New York Infantry on 12 July 1864.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1, with further details from records of the Arcade Rural Cemetery, Arcade, NY.

Birth Date: 11/17/1837    Place of Birth: Fabius, NY    
Death Date: 01/23/1903    Death Place: Eagle, NY    Burial Place: Arcade Rural Cemetery, Arcade, NY


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 29 (for the year 1901), pp. 635 -695  [AotW citation 15404]

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