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Federal (USV)


James Clarke

(c. 1831 - 1863)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 30 years, he enrolled at New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company H, 69th New York Infantry on 27 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He transferred to Company A on 12 June 1863. He died of centouthis (?) on 30 September 1863 at the Central Park United States General Hospital in New York City.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 Service details from the Roster.2


c. 1831


09/30/1863; New York City, NY


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 17493]

2   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, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 54  [AotW citation 17976]