M. Mortimer Cocke(c. 1837 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 24 year old lawyer from Marion, AL when he enlisted as 4th Sergeant on 24 April 1861 in Company G, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was wounded in action on 21 July 1861 at First Manassas, VA, and afterward present at most engagements to Second Manassas, VA. He was appointed First Sergeant in 1862, date not given.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
In action with his Company from Fredericksburg, VA, in December 1862 to Chickamauga, GA, where he was severely wounded in action on 19 September 1863. He returned to his Company on 18 March 1864, and was in most engagements at least to the siege of Petersburg late in 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1, which has him as M. Mortimer Cocke. His name is also seen as Mortimer M. Cocke and Mortimer M. Cook in other references.
|Birth State: VA |
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15675]
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