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Charles Clark
Birth: May 24, 1811
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1877
Bolivar County
Mississippi, USA

Civil War Confederate Major General, Mississippi Governor. When Mississippi seceded from the Union in 1861, he was appointed Brigadier General of the Mississippi 1st Corps. He commanded the Brigade at engagements in Kentucky and at the Battle of Shiloh. Promoted Major General of Mississippi State Troops in 1863, he led a division at the Battle of Baton Rouge, was severely wounded and captured. When General Clark was released, he returned to Mississippi and was elected Governor in the fall of 1863. He served in office until Federal authorities started the state's reconstruction in mid 1865. After the war, he managed his plantation in Bolivar County, Mississippi and served as Chancellor of his district from 1876 until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Clark (1786 - 1859)
  Charlotte Clark (1791 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Ann Eliza Darden Clark (1818 - 1875)
 
 Children:
  Emma Clark Cooper (1840 - 1915)*
  Annie Clark Jacobs (1847 - 1929)*
  Frederick Clark (1852 - 1905)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Clark (1811 - 1877)
  Matilda B. Clark Sillers (1826 - 1909)*
  Charlotte Clark Montgomery (1830 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Clark Cemetery
Beulah
Bolivar County
Mississippi, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 12, 2000
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- Tracey Reid
 Added: May. 24, 2017

- Winnie Gilreath Westbury
 Added: Dec. 18, 2016
For services rendered the Confederacy during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, General.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: May. 24, 2016
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