William A Clark

William A Clark

Civil War (Union) · US Army
Civil War (Union) (1861 - 1865)
Company

H

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Branch

Army

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State

Minnesota

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Union)

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Unit

2nd Infantry

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about William A Clark

    Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on February 15, 1863 at Nolensville, Tennessee. His citation reads "Was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 cavalry, rupulsed the attack and saved the train." (bio by: Don Morfe)

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    10/19/2013
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