|Death: ||Feb. 16, 1862|
Sergeant, Company C, 14th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, CSA
J. J. Clark enlisted May 30, 1861, at Corinth, Mississippi for 12 months, and was 100 miles from the place of rendezvous. He was absent on furlough in June 1861. 4 Sergeant J. J. Clark was killed at the Battle of Fort Donelson, on February 16, 1862. Most likely he is buried somewhere on or near the battlefield. According to the Fort Donelson National Park Service, Confederate soldiers were not buried in the National Cemetery because the United States considered they were fighting in rebellion, and not in the service of their country.
J. J. Clark, Civil War service records.
Fort Donelson National Park Service, Frequently Asked Questions.
Created by: Sheron Smith-Savage
Record added: Jun 24, 2012
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