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Lieut Powhatan Henry Clarke
Birth: Oct. 9, 1862
Alexandria
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1893
Fort Custer
Big Horn County
Montana, USA

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. He was a Second Lieutenant with the 10th U.S. Cavalry and was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism at Pinito Mountains, Sonora, Mexico. His official CMOH citation reads as follows: Rushed forward to the rescue of a soldier who was severely wounded and lay, disabled, exposed to the enemy's fire, and carried him to a place of safety. Rank and Organization: Second Lieutenant, 10th U.S. Cavalry. Place and Date: At Pinito Mountains, Sonora, Mex., 3 May 1886. Entered Service At: Baltimore, Md. Birth: Alexandria, La. Date of Issue: 12 March 1891. Second Lieutenant, 10th U.S. Cavalry. Place and Date: At Pinito Mountains, Sonora, Mex., 3 May 1886. Entered Service At: Baltimore, Md. Birth: Alexandria, La. Date of Issue: 12 March 1891. He was a relative of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain). 
 
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  Elsie Clemens Clarke (1870 - 1927)*
 
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Burial:
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 17, 2000
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Lieut Powhatan Henry Clarke
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