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Cooper, Aaron Kemp


Age: 20, credited to Worcester, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 10/1/61, m/i 2/18/62, CPL, Co. A, 8th VT INF, pr SGT, comn 2LT, 12/24/62 (2/2/63), kia, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64

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Birth: 01/02/1842, Worcester, VT
Death: 10/18/1864

Burial: Winchester National Cemetery, Winchester, VA
Marker/Plot: 4162
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 3006178

Cenotaph: Worcester Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, father William H. Cooper, 3/28/1882
Portrait?: VHS Collections
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: None


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Winchester National Cemetery, VA

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Cenotaph in Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT

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Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society


Incidents of Cedar Creek
Notes of Famous Conflict in Which
8th Vermont Participated

Lieut. Aaron K. Cooper, who fell in the terrible fight made by his regiment on the 19th instant, enlisted in Company A as a private, became a non-commissioned officer, and then second lieutenant of his company. He also joined the veteran regiment after the term of his first enlistment had expired. He was greatly beloved by his men and brother officers; and his body was recovered after the battle, and buried in the national cemetery at Winchester.

Source: Burlington Daily News, Sept. 27, 1913.

Montpelier VT.

We are requested to state that the funeral of Lieut. Aaron K. Cooper, of the 8th Vt., will be attended at the Methodist Church in Worcester next Sunday, the 27th inst., at one o'clock P.M.

Source: The Vermont Christian Messenger, Nov. 24, 1864
Contributed by Corinne Stridsberg

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