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Federal (USV)


Lemuel Clark, Jr.

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd United States Sharpshooters

Before Antietam

Age 18, a farm worker on his father's place in Winterport, ME, he enlisted as a Musician in Company D, 2nd US Sharpshooters on 2 November 1861.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Maine1 via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists and the 1860 US Census. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


05/1843; Frankfort, Waldo County, ME


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Clark Cemetery, Waldo County, ME


1   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863  [AotW citation 25019]