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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Roswell Clark, Jr.

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 97th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was 24 years old when he enlisted on 4 October 1861 at Little Falls as Corporal, Company I, 97th New York Infantry. He was probably promoted Sergeant, date unknown.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and died later the same day.

References & notes

Service information from State of New York1. His brother Irving was at Antietam, though unhurt, a Lieutenant in the 34th New York Infantry.

Birth

c. 1837 in NY

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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 32 (for the year 1902), pg. 781  [AotW citation 8372]