New York, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 14, 1864|
The son of Jacob Clemens and Eva Cress Clemens. David and his wife, Elizabeth Brockway, had a daughter, Jennie D Clemens, born in 1864.
David enlisted in Florence New York as a Private in Company U, 14th Heavy Artillery Regiment New York on 28 Dec 1863. He fought in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 5–7, 1864. He transferred into Company L, 6th Heavy Artillery Regiment New York on 10 May 1864. David fought in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House where he was taken prisoner on May 19, 1864 and died at Andersonville Prison on June 14, 1864 of diarrhea. He is buried at Andersonville in grave number 1947 (Info from the National Park Service, Andersonville National Historic Site. He is listed as Code Number 11947).
Note: PVT CO L 6TH NY ARTY
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Plot: , Row: 1947
Maintained by: dfr
Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Apr 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51152745