Conover, John

Rank: Private

Unit: B Co, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: October 1862 in Alexandria, Virginia. He was 21.

Date of birth: 1843

Hometown: Middlesex County, New Jersey

Occupation prior to enlistment: Farmer

Campaign: Civil War

Died: 11 August 1864

Age at death: 20 or 21

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Newton near Berryville, VA

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Place of interment: Winchester National Cemetery in Winchester, Virginia

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Note: He stood 5 ‘9″ with grey eyes, brown hair, and light complexion.