Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|Navy||Catskill; Ohio; Wabash, Vermont||enl. July 1, 1863, at Boston, for 1 year, as 2nd Class Fireman||disch. Aug. 15, 1864||credit Worcester||age recorded as 25; as Henry Donaldson (MASSCW, 6:828)|
|A||1st Batt. MHA||Private; enl. and must. Feb. 8, 1865||must. out Oct. 20, 1865||Fitchburg||brakeman||
age 22, as John Clark (MASSCW, 6:84)
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Dec. 17, 1892||Invalid||1141 562||994 940||Mass.||John W. Clark|
|April 22, 1915||Widow||1046 096||802 029||Mass.||Mary Clark|
|Date||April 11, 1915|
|Place||Chelsea Soldiers Home, Mass.|
|Cause||valvular heart disease|
|Burial||Mt. Hope Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
John W. Clark is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com).
From: Annual Report of the Trustees of the Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts at Chelsea, Massachusetts (Soldiers Home, Chelsea, 1915), p. 36 (Digitized by Google Books at: http://books.google.com/books?id=NuGgAAAAMAAJ):
JOHN CLARK, alias HENRY DONALDSON, Cochituate, Mass.: Age 71; 2d Class Fireman, U.S. Navy, "Catskill"; Priv. Co. A, Ist Battalion Mass. Heavy Artillery; born in Lowell, Mass. Admitted to the Home, April 5, 1915; died April 11, 1915, of valvular heart disease. Buried in West Acton Cemetery, West Acton, Mass.
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