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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Henry H. Cook

(c. 1832 - 1864)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

An orphan, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 13 May 1862 at Adams Run, SC at age 30.

On the Campaign

He was wounded severely in the head and neck, and captured in action at Fox's gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the US General Hospital #3, Frederick, MD, sent to Fort McHenry 5 October 1862, and exchanged 1 November. He was furloughed home 19 December 1862 and returned to his Company in July 1863. He was admitted to the Episcopal Church Hospital, Williamsburg, VA 15 July 1864 with acute dysentery and died at Petersburg, VA on 26 July.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1.

Birth

c. 1832; Laurens District, SC

Death

07/26/1864 Petersburg, VA; burial in Blandford Church Cemetery, Petersburg, VA

Notes

1   Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 68-71, Roster  [AotW citation 15951]