Charles Sterling Cooley(1839 - 1900)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A cabinet maker, probably in Hillsborough before the War, he enlisted in Company G on 20 April 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the arm in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded again in action, on 14 October 1863 at Bristoe Station, VA and on 5 May 1864 at the Wilderness, VA. He was captured on 2 April 1865 at Petersburg, VA and held at Point Lookout, MD until he took the Oath of Allegiance on 10 June 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Service details from the Roster2. Further information from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 03/24/1839 Place of Birth: Hillsborough, NC |
Death Date: 04/17/1900 Death Place: Hillsborough, NC Burial Place: Hillsborough Town Cemetery, Hillsborough, NC
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9968]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 18 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. VIII [AotW citation 10024]
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