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Daniel Conklin
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Birth: Dec., 1838
Centerville
Ulster County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 1902
Centerville
Ulster County
New York, USA

Daniel was a member of Compamy A
6th York heavy Artillery
The original companies were recruited principally:
A and F at Peekskill and Yonkers;

I at Ossining, New Castle, Yorktown, Cortland, Mt. Pleasant and Bedford;


The regiment (ten companies) left the State, September 5, 1862, and served in the Railroad Division of the 8th Corps, Middle Department, from September, 1862;
Companies L and M joined it at Baltimore, Md., in December, 1862;
the regiment served at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., defenses of the Upper Potomac, from January, 1863;
in the 2d Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Corps, from March 27, 1863; in the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Corps, from June, 1863;
in the 1st Brigade, 3d Division, 3d Corps, Army of Potomac, from July 10, 1863; with the Reserve Artillery, Army of Potomac, as Ammunition Guard from August, 1863;
in the 1st Brigade, Reserve Artillery, Army of Potomac, from April, 1864;
*Battle of the Wilderness
and
*Spottsylvania
in the Heavy Artillery Brigade, 5th Corps, from May 13, 1864; in the 3d Division, 5th Corps, from May 30, 1864;
in the 3d Brigade, 2d Division, 5th Corps,
*Cold Harbor

from June 2, 1864;
*Before Petersburg
in the 1st Brigade, Harden's Division, 22d Corps, from July, 1864;
*Fall of Petersburg


Commanded by Col. Stephen Baker, the regiment was honorably discharged and mustered out August 24, 1865, near Washington, D. C., having during its service lost by death, killed in action, 1 officer, 62 enlisted men; of wounds received in action, 5 officers, 68 enlisted men; of disease and other causes, 6 officers, 278 enlisted men; total, 12 officers, 408 enlisted men; aggregate, 420; of whom 57 enlisted men died in the hands of the enemy.

Information from NY State Military Museum
.............
Aged 63 years, 3 months and 25 days

Proprietor of the General Store at the Corners; served at one time as Postmaster and School Trustee; member of the Cortlandt Lodge, no. 6, I. O. O. F.

Served in Company A, Sixth Heavy Artillery during the Civil War

Source: The Highland Democrat, Feb. 22, 1902

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary H Conklin (1826 - 1894)
 
Inscription:
CO. A 6TH NY H.A.
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Montrose
Westchester County
New York, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 41.24913, -73.93074
 
Created by: Barbara LeClaire
Record added: Aug 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21253173
Daniel Conklin
Added by: Gene Baumwoll CSW
 
Daniel Conklin
Added by: Gene Baumwoll CSW
 
Daniel Conklin
Added by: Gene Baumwoll CSW
 
 
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- Gene Baumwoll CSW
 Added: Nov. 19, 2010
 
 
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