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Powhatan Henry Clarke

United States Army officer

Died when: 30 years 285 days (369 months)
Star Sign: Libra

 

Powhatan Henry Clarke

Powhatan Henry Clarke (October 9, 1862 – July 21, 1893) was a United States Army First Lieutenant who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor during the Geronimo Campaign in Sonora, Mexico.

He received the medal for rescuing a wounded soldier on May 3, 1886.Clarke was the subject of art by Frederic Remington - "Lieutenant Powhatan H Clarke Tenth Cavalry" and "Soldiering in the Southwest–The Rescue of Corporal Scott".

Clarke's granddaughter, Bayard Wootten of New Bern North Carolina, was a photographer.Clarke's sister was a writer.


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