Sunday, December 16, 2018

Clarke Churchman, sixth cousin twice removed

Born on October 28, 1873 at Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Died July 2, 1898 at Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.

Son of Caleb Churchman and Elizabeth T. Clarke.

Buried at the United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, Orange County, New York.

Clarke graduated from West Point, and was killed during the Battle of San Juan Hill in Cuba when his detachment was supporting Theodore Roosevelt and his "Rough Riders."


Photo via Michael Belis

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