of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
CLARK, JOHN W.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant and Regimental Quartermaster, 6th
Vermont Infantry. Place and Date: Near Warrenton, Va., 28 July 1863. Entered
Service At: Vermont. Born: 21 October 1830, Montpelier, Vt. Date of Issue:
17 August 1891.
Defended the division train against a vastly superior force of the enemy; he was
severely wounded, but remained in the saddle for 20 hours afterward until he had brought
his train through in safety.
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