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Clark, John K.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Shaftsbury, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 12/12/63, m/i 12/24/63, PVT, Co. F, 9th VT INF, pow, Newport Barracks, 2/2/64 prld11/24/64, tr to VRC 3/1/65, m/o 7/25/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1844, Petersburg, NB, Canada
Death: 04/06/1917

Burial: Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Village Cemetery, Bennington, VT

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Obituary

JOHN K. CLARK
Civil War Veteran Died At Soldiers' Home Friday Night.

The death of John K. Clark, a brother of George B. Clark of Union street, occurred last Friday night at the Vermont Soldiers' Home. Death was due to toxemia, from which he had been suffering for only a short time.

The deceased who was 72 years of age, entered the local home in 1905 from New York. He had been a private in Co. F, 9th Vt. The funeral arrangements have not yet been made.

Source: Bennington Banner, April 7, 1917
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.

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