Skip to main content

Clark, James L., Captain (James Louis), 1840-1910



  • Existence: 1840-12-12 - 1910-09-04


Captain and Quartermaster, 1st Md. Inf. b. Savannah, Ga. 12/12/40. Att. Rugby Academy and U. of Va. Res. of Baltimore. Appointed 11/20/61. Dropped 2/24/62. Captured Baltimore 7/2/62. Exchanged 8/11/62. Applied for lieutenancy in C.S. Regular Army 9/29/62 and 12/1162. Served as Ordnance Officer on staff of Gen. J. E. B. Stuart. Appointed Captain, Co. F, 12th Va. Cav. 6/17/63. Transf. Co. F, 2nd Md. Cav. 7/24/64. Captured Moorefield 8/7/64. Sent to Wheeling. Transf. Camp Chase and Point Lookout. Died 9/04/1910, aged 69. [From FindAGrave]

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Edmund McCaffray Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-166
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents by and about Civil War General Robert E. Lee, his wife Mary Custis Lee, his nephew Fitzhugh Lee, and additional Civil War contemporaries. Content varies from updates on medical care to military requests for promotions and reimbursements. It spans from the height of the war in 1863 to post-Reconstruction in 1885, and largely originates to and from Virginia, of where Robert E. Lee was in command. A selection of the letters focuses on his...
Dates: 1863-1885