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Confederate (CSV)


J. Newton Clark

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 25, from York County, he enlisted as Private in Company A, 12th South Carolina Infantry about September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was paroled on 27 September, was later exchanged, and returned to duty in July 1863. He was killed at Jericho Ford on the North Anna River, VA on 23 May 1864.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 with additional details thanks to Barry Truluck from his Compiled Service Records via fold3 and the US Census of 1850 and 1860.


c. 1836; York District, SC


05/23/1864; Jericho Ford, VA


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company A, 12th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24330]