1863: Chester County, Pennsylvania (military enlistment)
Rebecca and Andrew Clark were married on 15 May 1851 near Catonsville in Baltimore County, Maryland by Reverend Caleb Hall of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church.
Private Andrew Clark served in the United States Civil War. Enlisted: Mar 19, 1863 Mustered out: Jul 18, 1863 Side: USA Regiment(s): Co. D 54th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry
Private Andrew Clark was Killed in Action during United States Civil War.
During the Civil War, he served as a Private in Company D of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the first regiment in the United States made up entirely of enlisted men of color. He was about 30 years old, married and working as a farmer when he enlisted on 19 March 1863 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was killed in action on 18 July 1863 at the Second Battle of Fort Wagner.
Ἁ Military pension at Fold3.com - none found Raymoure-1 23:39, 20 May 2019 (UTC)
Fold3.com. "Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Dependents of Civil War Veterans, ca. 1861 - ca. 1910." National Archives Catalog #300020. "Case Files of Approved Pension Applications of Widows and Other Veterans of the Army and Navy Who Served Mainly in the Civil War and the War With Spain, compiled 1861 - 1934." Free Access Civil War Records 1-15 April 2019.