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Federal (USV)

Private

John Clark

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company N.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Frederick, MD on 6 (or 18) October 1862. He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick, MD to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Death and burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, which lists him in Company A. Further details supplied by Jim Buchanan (of the Walking the West Woods blog) from NARA Record Group (RG) 15: Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Veterans of the Army and Navy Who Served Mainly in the Civil War and the War With Spain, compiled 1861 - 1934.

Death

10/06/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3333]