Andrew Clark

Andrew Clark (abt. 1833 - 1863)

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Private Andrew Clark aka Clarke
Born about in Maryland, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 15 May 1851 in Baltimore, Maryland, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Father of and
Died in Morris Island, Charleston, South Carolina, United Statesmap
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Biography

Andrew Clark was born about 1833[1] in Maryland[2]. He was the husband of Rebecca. He served with the famous 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War.

Occupations

  • 1863[1]: Farmer

Residences

  • 1863: Chester County, Pennsylvania (military enlistment)[1]

Marriage

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.[3]

Military Service

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.[1]

Research Notes

Research Done

Ἁ Military pension at Fold3.com - none found Raymoure-1 23:39, 20 May 2019 (UTC)

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Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Emilio, McKay Roster p. 354
  2. son Samuel's 1880 federal census record gives his father's birthplace as Maryland
  3. military pension files for widow Rebecca and Private Andrew Clark, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. D


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54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company D, July 1863 Remarks
54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company D, July 1863 Remarks

Storming Fort Wagner (1890 Kurz & Allison lithograph)
Storming Fort Wagner (1890 Kurz & Allison lithograph)

Military Pension Files for widow Rebecca and Private Andrew Clark, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. D
Military Pension Files for widow Rebecca and Private Andrew Clark, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. D

Military Pension Files for widow Rebecca and Private Andrew Clark, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. D
Military Pension Files for widow Rebecca and Private Andrew Clark, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. D

Military Pension Files for widow Rebecca and Private Andrew Clark, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. D
Military Pension Files for widow Rebecca and Private Andrew Clark, 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. D

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