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James G. Clark

Date of birth: October 31, 1843
Date of death: December 16, 1911
Burial location: Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, Germantown
Home of record: Philadelphia Pennsylvania

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private James G. Clark, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 18 June 1864, while serving with Company F, 88th Pennsylvania Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia, for distinguished bravery in action; was severely wounded.

General Orders: Date of Issue: April 30, 1892

Action Date: June 18, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company F

Division: 88th Pennsylvania Infantry