Charles D. Clark

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1st Sgt
Charles D. Clark
Co. G 12 Va. Inf.
C. S. A.
Full Name: Charles D. Clark
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 3 (B)
Row:A  Number:37
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: March 27, 1848 
Died: April 7, 1941 
Burial Date: April 8, 1941 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Virginia 
Occupation: Cook 
Marital Status: Single 
Came To Texas: 1886 
Residence: Lockhart, Texas 
Admitted To Home: January 15, 1933 
Religion: Baptist 
Army: Virginia 
Brigade: Longstreet's 
Regiment: 1st Virginia Infantry 

CLARK, CHARLES D. (1848~1941) Charles D. Clark, or Clarke, Confederate veteran, was born on March 27, 1848 in Lynchberg, Virginia to George and Elizabeth Parliament Clark. During the Civil War, Clark fought in Company A of the first Virginia Infantry of Longstreet's Division in the Virginia Army.

In 1886, Clark, who never married, moved to Texas, and settled in the small community of Lockhart, where he was a cook. Having no relatives, and unable to care for himself, he was admitted to the Confederate Men's Home in Austin. He lived at the Home from January 15, 1933, until his death on April 7, 1947.

Information taken from Confederate: Charles E. Chambers, Virginia Confederates in Texas (1991).; Application for a Confederate Pension # 51267; Confederate Home Roster; and Death Certificate.

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