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Cook, Dana

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Glover, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF, VRC
Service: enl 8/13/62, m/i 8/22/62, PVT, Co. D, 6th VT INF, wdd, Fredericksburg, 6/6/63, tr to VRC 3/8/64, m/o 7/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: 12/23/1834, Glover, VT
Death: 08/03/1908

Burial: Welcome O. Brown Cemetery, Barton, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 99390341

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/19/1865
Portrait?: Unknown
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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Welcome O. Brown Cemetery, Barton, VT

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Obituary

Dana Cook, one of the oldest residents of this village, died a the home of his son, C. D Cook, on Monday, Aug. 3. He had been sick for the past 10 months with a cancer, which was the cause of his death. Mr. Cook was the son of Mr. And Mrs. Amos Cook, and was born in Glover December 23, 1834. He married Mary Coburn of Burlington, who died nine years ago. Mr. Cook was a farmer and has always lived in Glover and Barton. He served as a private in the civil war for three years, where his eyesight was impaired and he finally became nearly blind. He was an ardent member of the Methodist church. He leaves to mourn his death a sister, Mrs. Mary Bickford of this place; a daughter, Mrs. C. W. Staples of Boston; and a son, C. D. Cook f this place. The funeral was held at the house Wednesday afternoon at 2 p. m., Rev. W. B. Dukeshire and Rev. A. B. Blake officiating. The interment was in the Welcome O. Brown cemetery.

Source: Orleans County Monitor, August 12, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.