Zeddic "Zed" Clark, Private, Co. F, 28th Kentucky Infantry

ca. 1836

  • Zeddic L. “Zed” Clark is born in Nelson County, Kentucky to Aden and Elizabeth Clark.

1850

  • The United States Federal Census taken on August 1st in Bullitt County, Kentucky shows Zeddic, 14, and his brother Kitchell, 18, living as farm laborers with a Barrell Family.

1855

  • August: Zeddic Clark marries Moriah Quick in Bullitt County, Kentucky.

1861

  • September 18 – September 23: Zed served with the Blue Lick Union Band. The bands’ job was to guard the bridge over Salt River, at Shepherdsville, along the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. (source: report of the Adjt. General of the State of KY v.2)
  • October 28: Enlists in the U.S. Army in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • October-February (62): Company Muster Roll. Present.

1862

  • January 23: Company Muster-in Roll. New Haven, Kentucky.
  • March & April: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • May & June: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • April 30 – August 31: Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “Sutters Acct. $1.00”
  • August 31 – December 31: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • August 31- February 28 ('63): Company Muster Roll. Present.

1863

  • April 12: Special Muster Roll. Present.
  • March & April: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • May & June: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • July & August: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • September & October: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • November & December: Company Muster Roll. Present.

1864

  • February 21: Detachment Muster-out Roll/Rossville, Georgia. Remarks “Discharged by virtue of reenlistment as Vet. Vol. under the provisions of G.O. No. 191.”
  • February 11-June 30: Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “Veteran”
  • June 17:  Zeddic’s brother Kitchell Clark, who had been serving in the same Company,  is killed in action near Pine Mountain, Georgia.  “They were both excellent soldiers in all respects, and I have often noticed their conduct in battle with pride. In a charge on the 17 Jun 1864 at Pine Mt. Ga, Kitchel Clark by getting forward to, rapidly ran into the enemy but would not surrender his gun and was killed.” Stephen M. Gafton 1st Lieut. Comdg. Comp’y F, 28 Kentucky Vet Vol Infantry.
  • November 30: Zeddic fought at the Battle of Franklin. His regiment was in Lane’s Brigade, Wagner’s forward line.
  • December 14: Deserted at Nashville, Tennessee.

1865

  • January & February: Company Muster Roll.  Present.   Remarks “Joined from Desertion...”
  • February 26: Returned to duty.
  • March & April: Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “In Penitentiary at Nashville Tenn by sentence G.C.M. with the loss of pay and allowances during the period of his absence and for six months allowances. Veteran.”
  • May & June: Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Veteran. In Penitentiary at Nashville by Sentence of G.C.M.”
  • July & August: Company Muster Roll. Absent.  Remarks “Veteran. In Military Prison, Nashville, Tennessee. Deserted Dec 14/64. Reported to his Co. Feb 26/65. Tried by G.C.M. sentenced to six months imprisonment at Nashville, Tenn with the loss of all pay during his absence and imprisonment. Sentence remitted by S.O. No. 148. Aug 23/65”
  • September & October: Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “Veteran. Deserted Dec 14/64. Tried by G.C.M. and sentenced to six months imprisonment at Nashville, Tenn. With the loss of all pay during his absence and imprisonment. Sentence remitted by S.O. No. 148. Aug 23/1865.”
  • December 14: Company Muster-out Roll/Victoria, TX.

1870

  • The United States Federal Census taken on September 1st in Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, Kentucky shows Zeddic, a cooper, and Moriah living with their children: John F., 12, James K., 10, Teresa, 4, Oliver B., 3 and Mary E., 1 month. Also living with the family is 76 year old Aden Clark, Zed’s father.

1880

  • The United States Federal Census taken on June 1st in Shepherdsville, Bullitt County, Kentucky shows Zeddic, a laborer, and Moriah, living with their children: James K., 20, Theresa B., 14, Oliver B., 12, Eliza M., 9 and Sallie E., 5.

1882

  • Zeddic Clark dies in February.