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John Conklin

Graduating Class of 1857
Served in The American Civil War

John Conklin

Company B
18th Infantry Regiment


Blanchardville, WI

Date of Birth


Location of Death

Memphis, TN

Date of Death

Location of Burial


More About Private Conklin

Private John Conklin enlisted into the US Army on Dec. 1, 1861, with a group of his friends from Blanchardville, Lafayette County, Wis. He was assigned to Company B of the 18th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. Private Conklin served until he died of disease on Jan. 22, 1863, at Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn.