California Genealogy and History Archives
Civil War Veterans
CHARLES ASA CLARK of the 14th Kansas Calvary of Company
Civil War Veteran of Monterey County.
Asa Clark was born on February 21, 1849, where is not known yet. At the
age of 14 he managed to enlist into Company I of the 14th
Kansas Calvary on October 21, 1863 out of Fort Scott, Kansas. He
mustered out at a place called Pine Bluff on July 20, 1865. Not much is
known about this man, his obituary and funeral notice is not that
revealing. Charles Asa Clark passed away at his residence on Harvest
Street in Salinas on Tuesday evening on October 23, 1928; his internment
took place at the IOOF Cemetery on Abbott Street in Salinas, California.
Charles Asa Clark was a member of the James Blair Steedman GAR (Grand
Army of the Republic) Post #56 based out of Salinas, California.
CHARLES ASA (1849-1928 Salinas, IOOF Cemetery
honors will be accorded the remains of Charles Asa Clark, an old Civil
war veteran, when his funeral is held tomorrow afternoon from the chapel
of the undertaking parlors of Struve & Laporte, West San Luis
Street. Clark died in his
Harvest street home Tuesday evening at the advanced age of nearly 79.
the funeral is held the cortege will be escorted by a detail from the
40th tank company, and the same organization will have a bugler and a
squad to blow taps and fire a salute over the old soldier’s grave.
and Submitted: by Tim P. Reese, PCC
Abe Lincoln #10 based out of Santa Cruz, Ca
of Calif. and Pacific
of Union Veterans of the Civil War
O. Box 1641, Monterey, Ca. 93942-1641