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Confederate (CSV)


Charles Sterling Cooley

(1839 - 1900)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A cabinet maker, probably in Hillsborough before the War, he enlisted in Company G on 20 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the arm in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Wilson1. Service details from the Roster2. Further information from family genealogists.


03/24/1839; Hillsborough, NC


04/17/1900; Hillsborough, NC; burial in 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, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. VIII  [AotW citation 10024]