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 John Wesley Clark

John Wesley Clark

Birth
Moretown, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Death 4 Aug 1898 (aged 67)
Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Burial Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 22700 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as First Lieutenant and Regimental Quartermaster of the 6th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Warrenton, Virginia on July 28, 1863. His citation reads "Defended the division train against a vastly superior force of the enemy; he was severely wounded, but remained in the saddle for 20 hours afterward until he had brought his train through in safety". His Medal was issued on August 17, 1891.

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  • Added: 11 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22700
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Wesley Clark (25 Oct 1830–4 Aug 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22700, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .