Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Abram D. Clark.

ABRAM D. CLARK, foreman wood-work department M. P. Shops, was born in LaSalle, Ill., February 16, 1840. Was educated in LaSalle and Chicago; then learned the millwright trade, which he followed until the breaking out of the war. He enlisted, in 1862, in Company C, One Hundred and Fourth Regiment Illinois Volunteers; was discharged on account of disability caused by a wound received at the battle of Chickamauga. Re-enlisted in 1864, in the United States Marine Service, and served until the close of the war. He returned to Illinois, then removed to Iowa, where he engaged in carpentering about two years, then returned to Illinois. In December, 1871, he settled in Kansas in the position of station agent on the Central Branch at Vermillion, Marshall County, a position he retained about four years; then removed to Atchison and engaged in the wood-working department of M. P. R. R. Was appointed to present position in October, 1880. Mr. C. was married in Fort Dodge, Iowa, July 3, 1865, to Miss Mary Conlee, of that city. They have six children - Leslie W., Annabelle, Norval, Harry, Roy, Frank.

Civil War.

Abram D. Clark, Enlisted in the 104th, Illinois Infantry, Company C., April 10, 1863, was in the Tullahoma and Chickamauga campaigns, was wounded and taken prisoner at the battle of Chickamauga, September 20, 1863; escaped afterwards and came into are lines. Discharged for wounds April 21, 1864.

Rank PVT
Company C
Unit 104 IL US INF
Age 23
Joined When APR 10, 1863
Joined Where CHICAGO, IL
Joined By Whom LT RYNARSON
Period 3 YRS
Muster In APR 10, 1863
Muster In Where DECHERD, TN

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