David H. Conger

Company B 22nd Infantry

DOD 11/28/1867



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, 1865
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 Infantry Regiment.
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
Crow Agency
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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