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James B. Conklin
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1847
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 1924
Westchester County
New York, USA

Born march 4 1847
died Oct 22, 1924
Son of William B. and Minnie E.Conklin.

Married Elizabeth Eliza"Cox 13 July 1883.(1860-1944)

Co B 91st regt
CONKLIN, JAMES.—Age, 18 years. Enlisted at Goshen, to
serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. B, March 2,
1865; mustered out with company, July 3, 1865, near Washington,
D. 0.; also borne as James B. Conkling

James was a member of Company B of the 91st Infantry Regt NY "The Albany" Volunteers

The companies were recruited principally: A, B, D, F and K at Albany; C at Redford and Albany; E at Hudson and Albany; G at Schenectady; H at Albany and Hillsdale; and I at Albany, Chatham, Castleton and Hudson.
Service:


was mustered in at Albany from Sept. to Dec., 1861, for three years. It left the state for Washington Jan. 9, 1862, was quartered there for a short time, then embarked for Fort Pickens, Fla.,
and was next ordered to Louisiana, where it served in the 1st brigade, 4th division, 19th corps.
It was stationed at Fort Jackson, La., in July, 1863, equipped as heavy artillery, and was active with heavy loss during the siege of Port Hudson.
A sufficient number of the regiment reenlisted to secure its continuance in the field as a veteran regiment and in the autumn of 1864, it returned to Baltimore, where it was assigned to the 2nd separate brigade, 8th corps.
*In March, 1865, the regiment, with the exception of one company which remained at Baltimore, was ordered to Petersburg, where it participated in the closing operations of the siege with the 1st brigade, 3d division, 5th corps, and lost 230 in the Appomattox campaign.

*April 1st Battle of Five Forks
*Appomattox

The regiment was mustered out near Washington, July 3, 1865, having lost during its term of service 114 by death from wounds and 188 from other causes.

Regimental information Courtesy of Gene Baumwoll CSW


recieved a military pension application Number 1304879 Oct 1907. Wife Elizabeth recieved widows benefits from 16 Dec 1924. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Louise Conklin (1853 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CO. B 91ST REG
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Montrose
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Barbara LeClaire
Record added: Aug 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21252654
James B. Conklin
Added by: Gene Baumwoll CSW
 
James B. Conklin
Added by: Gene Baumwoll CSW
 
James B. Conklin
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May you rest in peace, Grandfather. From your great-grandson Dennis.
- Dennis Conklin
 Added: Jun. 28, 2015

- Barbara LeClaire
 Added: Nov. 7, 2011
This soul's grave was visited on a sunny fall Morning and a prayer was offered
- Gene Baumwoll CSW
 Added: Nov. 7, 2011
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