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Federal (USV)


James Clark

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

In 1860 he was 18 years old and apprenticed to a blacksmith named A.H. Eggleston at Urbana, NY. He enlisted on 15 May 1861 in Watertown, NY to serve 3 years and mustered as a Private in Company C, 35th New York Infantry on 11 June. He was detailed to Battery B, 4th United States Artillery by June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded while serving with Battery B in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 11 March 1863 at the Convalescent Camp, Alexandria, VA.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General1 with his detail to Battery B from Buell.2 Personal details from the US Census of 1860.


c. 1842 in PA


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1900, Ser. No. 22, pg. 312  [AotW citation 27464]

2   Buell, Augustus, The Cannoneer: Recollections of Service in the Army of the Potomac, Washington: The National Tribune Company, 1890, pg. 19  [AotW citation 27465]