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Federal (USV)


Clark Clapper

(c. 1842 - 1880)

Home State: Vermont

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Vermont Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, from Franklin, he enlisted as Corporal, Company K, 6th Vermont Infantry on 6 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Sergeant, date not given, and was wounded again, in the Wilderness, VA on 10 May 1864. He mustered out with his Company on 26 June 1865.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 His service from Peck.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1842; Franklin, VT


07/23/1880; Chelmsford, MA; burial in West Chelmsford Cemetery, West Chelmsford, MA


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. 161  [AotW citation 17483]

2   Peck, Theodore S., Adjutant General, and The Vermont Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers and Lists of Vermonters who Served in the Army and Navy of the United States During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66, Montpelier: Press of the Watchman Publishing Co., 1892, pg. 210  [AotW citation 25228]