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Federal (USV)


William H. Clark

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered as Private, Company A, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 25 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the right leg in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown field hospital near Sharpsburg, and his leg was amputated at the knee, but he died there of wounds on 13 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service from Bates.2 Wound and hospital details from Nelson.3 His memorial is on Findagrave.


10/13/1862; Smoketown, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3338]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1024  [AotW citation 21708]

3   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 163  [AotW citation 21709]