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Federal (USV)


Clark Whitmoyer

(1838 - 1905)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted as Sergeant, Company F, 106th Pennsylvania Infantry on 14 August 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm field hospital at Sharpsburg, sent to a US Hospital in Frederick, MD, then on to Philadelphia. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant to date from 17 September 1862. He was discharged on 4 May 1864.

After the War

He was living in Davenport, IA by 1886, and was there at the 1900 US Census.

References & notes

Service information from Ward.1 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


04/22/1838 in PA


06/25/1905; Davenport, IA; burial in Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport, IA


1   Ward, Joseph R. C., History of the One-Hundred and Sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865 (2nd Ed.), Philadelphia: Grant, Faires & Rogers, 1906, pp. 112, 338  [AotW citation 21587]

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. 436  [AotW citation 21588]