Henry H. Cook(c. 1832 - 1864)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
An orphan, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 13 May 1862 at Adams Run, SC at age 30.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded severely in the head and neck, and captured in action at Fox's gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.
|Place of Birth: Laurens District, SC |
Death Date: 07/26/1864 Death Place: Petersburg, VA Burial Place: Blandford Church Cemetery, Petersburg, VA
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]
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