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Federal (USV)


Theodore R. Conklin

(1830 - 1922)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

In 1860 he was a 29 year old cooper in Almont, Lapeer County, MI. He enlisted in Lapeer in Company G, Seventh Michigan Infantry on 13 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability at Camp Benton, MD on 1 November 1862.

After the War

By 1870 he was a painter in North Branch, Lapeer County, MI and in 1880 he was a butcher there. He was in Verona, MI at the 1890 Veteran Census. By 1900 he was divorced and a farmer in Fitzgerald, Irwin County, GA and in 1910 he was a resident of the National Soldiers Home in Washington, TN.

References & notes

Basic information from the State of Michigan.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Euphemia Treadwell (1833-1909) in 1857 and they had two daughters.


02/01/1830; Hamilton County, NY


06/08/1922; burial in Hampton National Cemetery, Hampton, VA


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 25 - 37  [AotW citation 12038]