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Federal (USV)


John Clark

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his left hip in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to the Bonsalls hospital in Frederick, MD on 1 October, but died there of his wounds on 6 October 1862.

References & notes

Wound and hospital information from the Patient List.1 He is not found in Bates' roster or the State Card File under the 72nd Pennsylvania. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #280  [AotW citation 23324]