Conkling, William T.
Marriage & Children
He married Mary J. Cloud at La Salle County, Illinois on December 16, 1858. They had no children.
|Enlistment Date:||7 May 1861|
|Enlistment Place:||Troy, NY|
|Enlistment Rank:||First Lieutenant|
|State Served:||New York|
|Promotion Date:||1 July 1861|
|Promotion Rank:||First Lieutenant|
|Died of Disease on:||28 Nov 1861|
|Place of Death:||Washington, DC|
|Place of Burial:||Rensselaerville, NY|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 24. Commissioned First Lieutenant on 1 Jul 1861 with rank from 7 May 1861|
|Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1899; 1865 census, Rensselaerville, Albany Co., NY|
Remarks on the 1865 census of Rensselaerville: “He was a kind and faithful officer. His death was mourned by his men and fellow officers, the Col. remarking, “I would rather have lost any officer than Lieut. Conkling.” He left a widow and two parents and was buried at Rensselaerville.
Additional Research Notes
- 1865 census, Rensselaerville, Albany Co., NY