Back to recipients

CLARK, JOHN

recipient-no-image

Defended the division train against a vastly superior force of the enemy, he was severely wounded, but remained in the saddle for 20 hours afterward, until he had brought his train through in safety.

Read More...

Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant & Regimental Quartermaster (highest rank: Captain) 6th Vermont Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont

Citation

Defended the division train against a vastly superior force of the enemy, he was severely wounded, but remained in the saddle for 20 hours afterward, until he had brought his train through in safety.