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Clarkson Freeman DUNHAM (1843-1865)

Name: Clarkson Freeman DUNHAM
Sex: Male
Father: James DUNHAM (1810-1853)
Mother: Elizabeth FREEMAN (1812?-1857)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 20 Mar 1843
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Death 11 Mar 1865 (age 21)

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Military service

Co. 1, 11th Regiment, NJ Infantry



Alpine Cemetary, Perth Amboy


Civil War Union Soldier and Sailor. He was mustered in as a Private in Company I, 10th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry on October 29, 1861. However, New Jersey Adjutant General records list him as deserting at Beverly, New Jersey on in December 1861. Whatever had transpired with the 10th New Jersey did not prevent him from joining the war effort again, for on July 30, 1862 he was mustered in as a Private in Company I, 11th new Jersey Volunteer Infantry. He then served with his unit for the next year and a half in the field before he was discharged due to disability at the Convalescent Camp in Alexandria, Virginia on January 16, 1863. Later that year he joined uo with the Union Navy, being mustered in as a Landsman on October 2, 1863, and being assigned to the recieving ship "USS Princeton", which was berthed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served in the Navy until he was honorably mustered out on November 21, 1864.



Co. I 11 Reg. NJ Inf.


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