George Washington Clark of Indiana
Appointed from Iowa, First Lieutenant, 3rd Iowa Volunteer Infantry, 24 June 1861
Resigned 17 July 1862
Colonel, 34th Iowa Volunteer Infantry, 15 October 1862
Breveted Brigadier General of U. S. Volunteers, 13 March 1865 for faithfil and meritorious services during the war
Honorably mustered out 15 August 1865
Died 22 May 1898
George Washington Clark was born on 20 December1833 in Johnson County, Indiana. He died on 22 May 1898 in Washington, D.C.
George Clark was a General in the 34th Iowa Regiment in the Civil War and was appointed United States Marshal of the state of Iowa at the close of the war.
Clark was buried in Arlington Cemetery by his brother, Captain James Samuel Clark, who raised the three orphaned children.
George Washington Clark and Sara E. Robinson were married in 1880. Sara E. Robinson was born in 1853. She died in 1895.
CLARK, GEORGE W
COL/BRVT BIRG GEN 34TH IOWA INF US VOLS CIVIL WAR
- DATE OF DEATH: 05/25/1898
- BURIED AT: SITE LOT 267
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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