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Harrison Clark

  • Rank: Corporal (Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    125th New York Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 2, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Seized the colors and advanced with them after the color bearer had been shot.
Medal of Honor Recipient Harrison Clark
Medal of Honor Recipient Harrison Clark
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Chatham, Columbia County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 11, 1895
  • Born: April 10, 1842, Chatham, Columbia County, NY, United States
  • Died: April 18, 1913
  • Buried: Albany Rural Cemetery (MH) (112-152), Albany, NY, United States

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