Daniel Burr Conrad, 2nd Virginia Infantry

21 04 2009

Reader and FOBR Robert Moore sends the following on the author of this article, and the subject of this book:

From the 2nd Virginia Infantry by Dennis E. Frye (HE Howard, 1984), p. 91:
Conrad, Daniel Burr: b. 2/24/31. grad. Winchester Academy. grad. Winchester Medical College. Attd. Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa. Entered US Navy, 1855 and served on the USS Congress and Brooklyn. m. Susie Davis. Assigned as Surgeon to 2nd Va. Vol. Inf., 6/8/61. Requests detachment from regt., 8/13/61. Unoffical source says he was appointed to Admiral Buchanon’s staff, CS Navy, date not known. Postwar supt. of lunatic asylum at Richmond; supt. of Western State Hospital, Staunton, April 1886-4/21/1889; living in Kansas City, Missouri, 1891; d. 9/20/1898. Buried Mt. Hebron Cem., Winchester, Va.



2 responses

21 04 2009
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