David H. Conger
Company B 22nd Infantry
David H. Conger was born in Luzerne, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania on April 19, 1845.
He enlisted for a period of 3
years as a Private in Company B of the 13th Infantry on June 13,
at Springfield, Illinois. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 10 inches tall, had brown hair,
blue eyes and a fair complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Farmer.
On September 21, 1866 the 2nd
Battalion of the 13th Infantry was redesignated as the 22nd
Company B 13th Infantry became Company B 22nd Infantry and thus David H. Conger became a member of
the 22nd Infantry.
Private Conger died of acute dysentery on November 28, 1867 at Fort Rice, Dakota Territory.
He was originally buried in the
Post Cemetery at Fort Rice in Section 6 Grave # 23 and was moved
to the Custer National Cemetery on August 12, 1891.
Custer National Cemetery
Big Horn County
Plot: A 255
Grave marker for David H. Conger
Photo by MT EJ from the Find A Grave website
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