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Federal (USV)


Francis K. Clark

(c. 1814 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

In 1860 he was a 46 year old painter in New York City. On 26 August 1861, giving his age as 38, he enlisted in New York City, and he mustered as First Sergeant of Company K, 51st New York Infantry on 7 September.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1 His death also on a casualty list in the New York Herald of 23 September 1862. Personal details from his widows 1867 pension application, online from fold3, and the US Census of 1860.

He married Aseneth/Ascenith Smith (c. 1820-) in December 1835 and they had 4 children by 1845.


c. 1814 in MA


09/14/1862; Fox's Gap, MD


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. 25, p. 37  [AotW citation 30294]