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Clark, Isaac


Age: 31, credited to East Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/27/63, m/i 12/10/63, Pvt, Co. I, 11th VT INF, mwia, Cold Harbor, 6/1/64, d/wds 6/24/64, Lincoln Genl Hosp., Washington, DC (gun-shot wound); buried 6/26/64

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Birth: abt 1832, Melbourne, Canada East
Death: 06/24/1864

Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
Marker/Plot: Section 13 Site 6016
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 34839029


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Phydula 7/22/1864; minors, 12/16/1870
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: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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In my research of Freeman Mason, a recruit for my town of Charlotte, VT, I find that his sister Phydula Mason had married Isaac Clark in Barre, VT, on August 8, 1858. Isaac's service is correct as you note; his birth was in Melbourne, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada. I found in the U.S. Registers of Deaths of Volunteers, Vermont volume, A-Z, that Isaac Clark was wounded by gunshot in action at Cold Harbor as you note, but further states that he died at Lincoln Hospital in Washington, DC on June 24, 1864. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Find-a-Grave memorial #34839029. His widow Phydula remarried to Nathan D. Burroughs on June 17, 1869 and the pension was continued for two minor children, Henry Herbert Clark (born June 19, 1860), and Charles I. Clark (born May 1, 1862) until their age of majority.

Courtesy of Dan Cole, President, Charlotte Historical Society.


Deaths reported in Washington, June 28; Oliver Davis, 3d Vt.; Silas Moulton, 17th Vt.; Isaac Clark, 1st Vt. artillery.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, July 6, 1864
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.