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G.P. Cochrane

G.P. Cochrane

Federal (USV)

Captain

Granville Park Cochrane

(1836 - 1882)

Home State: Maine

Education: Colby College, Class of 1861

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

He had been a student at Colby College, Waterville, Maine from 1857-1861. Age 26, he was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company K, 7th Maine Infantry and mustered on 21 August 1861. He was promoted to Captain to date from 18 December 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded - severely in the ankle - in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He mustered out on 7 September 1864.

After the War

He was a resident of Augusta, ME from 1865 to his death and was City Clerk 1868-69.

References & notes

Casualty information from Hyde1. Additional details from family genealogists online and the Delta Upsilon Decennial Catalogue (1902). The photograph here from one in the MOLLUS Massachusetts collection2. Service from the Adjutant General.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

04/07/1836; Monmouth, ME

Death

09/10/1882 Augusta, ME; burial in Monmouth Center Cemetery, Monmouth, ME

Notes

1   Hyde, Thomas W., Casualties in the Seventh Maine Regiment in the Battle of Antietam, Lewiston Falls (Maine) Journal, 1862-10-02  [AotW citation 6686]

2   US Army, Military History Institute (USAMHI), Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)-Massachusetts Photograph Collection, Published 2009, <http://cdm16635.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16635coll12/>, Source page: pg. 4957  [AotW citation 6697]

3   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pp. 189, 191  [AotW citation 20799]