Capt. John D. Conley, 16th Maine, ca. 1863

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Capt. John D. Conley, 16th Maine, ca. 1863

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Captain John D. Conley of Bangor (1829- ) served in Company H of the 16th Maine from August 1862 until June 1865.

He was a prisoner of war from August 8, 1864 until February 22, 1865, having been captured at the Welden Railroad, Virginia.

Conley, a music teacher, was 33 when he enlisted on August 14, 1862 as a 1st sergeant. He was promoted to full 2nd lieutenant on December 13, 1862 and to full captain on May 22, 1863.

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  • Title: Capt. John D. Conley, 16th Maine, ca. 1863
  • Creator: M. G. Trask, Bangor
  • Creation Date: circa 1863
  • Subject Date: circa 1863
  • Location: Bangor, Penobscot County, ME
  • Media: Carte de visite
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 6 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 135, Box 1/20
  • Collection: Abner Ralph Small papers
  • Object Type: Image

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