Cook, Edward R.
Age: 18, credited to Sunderland, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 14th VT INF
Service: enl 8/28/62, m/i 10/21/62, Pvt, Co. C, 14th VT INF, red, m/o 7/30/63; enl 12/14/63, m/i 12/24/63, Pvt, Co. E, 9th VT INF, wdd, Chapin's Farm, 9/29/64, m/o 6/21/65
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Birth: 1846, Manchester, VT
Burial: Intervale Cemetery, Wilmington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 83827589
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/24/1865; widow Clara A., 3/4/1918, VT
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)
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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Intervale Cemetery, Wilmington, VT
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See this rather lengthy article in the Bennington Evening Banner, 21 Sep 1912 about war-time chums Edward R. Cook and Thomas H. Whitman, who posed for photographs nearly 50 years apart, courtesy of Gail Lynde.