Thanks for your information mgread1200 yes Samuel and Alice Clay
Are Williams parents Alice was a Kirk an old Carlton family.
Many years ago I was doing some work for Carlton Council In the old graveyard moving some old gravestone that had fell over and removing some of the bones that had surface.
That is when I came across Williams Clays grave it as interested
Ever since Carlton must have been a very small place back in 1864 What made William go to fight in the American Civil War William fell on the 3rd of June 1864.
There was a battle on the day at Cold Harbour.
The Clay family must ha