Capt. Theodore Conkey Ranking Officer at Fort Zarah in 1864

THEODORE CONKEY

     A senator in the Wisconsin legislature before joining the 5th Regiment of the state's volunteer cavalry, Capt. Theodore Conkey was the ranking officer at Fort Zarah in 1864. In the following year, he served as commanding officer at Fort Larned. Subsequent to his discharge from military service, he engaged in the milling business in his home state.




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