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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 Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

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

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, with further details from records of the Arcade Rural Cemetery, Arcade, NY.


11/17/1837; Fabius, NY


01/23/1903 Eagle, NY; burial in 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]