Clark, Ranslure W.
Age: 0, credited to Brattleboro, VT
Service: Appt AQM, USV, 6/62, several pr up to Col.
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Birth: 1816, Williamstown, VT
Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 93820763
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
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: Died in Hornell, NY, but buried in Brattleboro, VT; 1890 - Living in Brattleboro, VT
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Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, VT
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News has been received in Brattleboro of the recent death of in Hornellsville, N.Y., of R. W. Clark, aged 83. He was a native of Williamstown, prepared for college at the Black River academy, Ludlow, and graduated at Dartmouth in 1842. He was principal of Black River academy for three years, and was admitted to the bar in 1846. He practiced his profession in Brattleboro nearly half a century. He held at different times the offices of state's attorney, state senator, postmaster, register of probate, United States commissioner, assistant judge of county court, and president of the Brattleboro Savings Bank. During the war he was assistant quartermaster at the camp ground at Brattleboro. His highest military rank was that of colonel. He was twice married and leaves two daughters and a son. One daughter is the wife of M. W. Acker of Hornellsville, formerly a prominent member of the New York Assembly.
Source: Herald and News, January 25, 1899
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.