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Federal (USV)

Private

Simeon Cooper

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 126th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 29, he enlisted at Manchester and mustered on 22 August as Private in Company H, 126th New York Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on Bolivar Heights at Harpers Ferry on 15 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic service from the Adjutant General.1 Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Ann Jackson (later Granger, 1836-1901) in 1858 and they had two children.

Birth

02/10/1833; Allegany County, NY

Death

09/15/1862 Harpers Ferry, VA; burial in Manchester Village Cemetery, Ontario County, NY

Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1903, Ser. No. 36, pg. 891  [AotW citation 22359]