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John Cook

Before the war

He was born in 1837/38 (4 (23 in 1861)). He was born in County Tyrone, Ireland (4).

When he enlisted, he was a farmer (4).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 28 October 1861 (1, 3). He was enlisted for three years, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Lieutenant Hamberg (3). He was a private, in company G (1, 5).

He was transferred in December 1861 to company A (1, 4).

He was discharged at Alexandria, Virginia, on 15 July 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2, 3). He was a private in company A (1, 2, 5).

After the war

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (John Cook)

2 Register of men discharged, co.A (John Cook)

3 company A descriptive roll, entry 82 (John Cook)

4 company G, register of men transferred (John Cook)

5 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (John Cook)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 23 Mar 2014, from Fold3]


Cook John
Co. G, A, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
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