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Federal (USV)


James Clarke

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company G, 11th Pennsylvania Infantry on 3 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action, with fracture of the left hip, at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital, near Sharpsburg, and discharged on 30 April 1863 for wounds.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates.1 Casualty details from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database.


Date not known; burial in Jefferson Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Jefferson, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11030]

2   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 17465]