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Confederate (CSV)


William H. Clark

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A "hired laborer" in the York District, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 27 November 1861 in Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at home on 20 November 1862.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records, with his "severe" wound at "Boonsboro" from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census for 1860.

His widow Charlotte filed for his final pay in February 1863. He left three children, ages 5, 7, and 10.


c. 1831


11/20/1862; York District, SC