Cook, Charles M.
Age: 19, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. A, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 9/16/61, m/i 11/19/61, SGT, Co. B, 1st VT CAV, reen 2/11/64, pow, Broad Run, 4/1/63, prld 4/7/64, red 8/2/63, pow, Stony Creek, 6/29/64, Andersonville, prld 9/24/64, pr SGT 3/1/65, tr to Co. E 6/21/65, m/o 8/9/65
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Birth: abt 1842, St. Albans, VT
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/15/1865
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Remarks: Died in St. Albans, VT. Buried in Southbridge, MA
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Death of Charles M. Cook.
Charles M. Cook, of St. Albans Bay, died in the hospital in this city this morning at 2:30 o'clock, after an illness with uraemic poisoning. He had been ill about two weeks, and was taken to the hospital one week ago to-day. The funeral will take place Friday afternoon, prayers being said at the home of W. M. Ladd at 1:30 o'clock, followed by the funeral proper at the Bay Methodist church a 2 o'clock, the Rev. A.C. Dennett officiating. It will be a Masonic funeral under the direction of Franklin Lodge, No. 4, F. & A. M., of which he was a member. The body will be brought to the vault in the South Main St. cemetery, and in the spring will be taken to Southbridge, Mass., for burial.
Charles M. Cook was born in St. Albans in 1840, and had always lived here though at different times in his life he had travelled extensively in the South and West. He was twice married, his first wife having died several years ago. He had five children by his first wife, all of whom are dead.
Mr. Cook served in the Civil War in Co. B, 1st Vt. Cav., and the members of A. R. Hurlburt Post, No. 60, will attend his funeral Friday afternoon.
St. Albans Daily Messenger, St. Albans, VT, February 18, 1903
Submitted by Heidi McColgan