Photo: 26th NC Infantry battle flag ; Armstrong “Armps” Clark abt 1880
Age at Enlistment: 30
Length of Service: 1863-1865
State: North Carolina
Unit: 26th NC Infantry Regiment
Service Record: Enlisted in Co. A on 1 Mar 1863 at Jefferson, Ashe Co., NC; Brother of James Allen Clark (16th NC Infantry); Wounded in action during Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg on 3 Jul 1863 and became POW at a hospital near Gettysburg; transferred to Provost Marshall and sent to DeCamp General Hospital, Davids Island Union prison, NY Harbor between 17-24 Jul 1863. Still shows in prison in 1864; NFR but likely in union prison till end of war then returned home.
Survived War: Yes
Cemetery / Burial: Clark Cemetery, Ashe County, NC; confederate marker (plate)Soldier Info: Born in Ashe Co., NC in 1833; Died at Horse Creek, Ashe Co., NC in 1906; wife Martha received pension in 1902 for war service.
Relationship to Author: 3rd Great Uncle