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Federal (USV)


James Clark

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old laborer from Boston, he enlisted in Company E, 19th Massachusetts Infantry on 25 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was appointed Sergeant 3 June 1863 and reenlisted on 30 December. He was captured in action near Petersburg, VA on 22 June 1864. He was released, date not given, and mustered out with his Company on 30 June 1865.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1 with service from Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines.2


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 162  [AotW citation 17494]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 441  [AotW citation 17783]