Clark, William

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William Clark was born in York County, Pennsylvania in January 1837 and served as a private in the United States Colored Troops. He enlisted in Company E, 24th USCT on February 9, 1865 in Lancaster. Clark trained at camp William Penn and served for almost eight months before being mustered out of service on October 1, 1865. His pre-war occupation was as a laborer. While the date of his death is unclear, Clark was buried at York Cemetery in York, Pennsylvania. (By Jake Rainwater)

Life Summary

Full name
  William Clark
Place of Birth
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Occupation
  Military
  Other
Other Occupation
  Laborer
Relation to Slavery
  Free black
Military
  Union Army

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