Part of an old map of the San Jacinto area from the Texas Revolution

Veteran Bio

Texian Location:  Participant

The Kemp Sketch

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CLARK, JOHN -- Shown on page 17 of the San Jacinto rolls printed in 1836 as a member of Captain Thomas H. McIntire's Company. On one of that name applied for Bounty or donation land.

4530 $411.90


Filed Oct. 31, 1837

Examined Sameday

Admitted to audit

for $411.90


J. W. Moody, 1st Auditor

9 March 1837


Isd. Oct. 31, 1837

No. Draft 15583 W

Approved November 1, 1837

J. Hettera Graham, Acting Controller

War Department

Houston Oct. 30, 1837

I certify that Charles A. Clark Second Lt. of the Infantry is entitled to pay from the ninth day of March (at which time he entered the service) to the present time when he resigned.


Auditor's Office

Houston, 31st Oct. 1837

This day comes Charles A. Clark and says the annexed instrument is just, true and original, and the only one that he has offered for liquidation: that he owes the government nothing on his own or on account of any other person.

Sworn to before

J. W. Moody, 1st Auditor

Written by Louis W. Kemp, between 1930 and 1952. Please note that typographical and factual errors have not been corrected from the original sketches. The biographies have been scanned from the original typescripts, a process that sometimes allows for mistakes in the new text. Researchers should verify the accuracy of the texts' contents through other sources before quoting in publications. Additional information on the veteran may be available in the Herzstein Library.

Battle Statistics

  • Died in Battle: No
  • Rank: Private
  • Company: Capt. Thomas H. McIntire

Personal Statistics

  • Alternate Names: Clarke