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Col. JOHN M. CLARK

Transcribed by Nancie O'Sullivan

 

[Source:  Confederate Veteran, May, 1906]

The death of Col. JOHN M. CLARK occurred at Sydnor, Okla., in November. He was a native of Henry County, Tenn. In the fall of 1861 he was active in raising the 46th Tennessee Regiment and became its first commander. Col. Clark and the greater part of his regiment were captured at Island No. 10, on the Mississippi River. After several months, in prison he was exchanged and afterwards identified himself with the 33d Texas Cavalry. Col. Clark was a lawyer and a prominent Church member. He leaves a wife and several children.

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