Conrad Knab was born in 1834 in Bavaria. He arrived in the US 3 Feb 1852 aboard the Admiral. He fought in the Civil War with the First Missouri Light Artillery Brigade and Company I, 40th Missouri Volunteer Infantry. He married Sabina Meyer 05 Aug 1867 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was a cooper. He died 15 Aug 1895 in the Leavenworth, KS Veterans Center.