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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


John Cook

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Organization: Battery B, 4th US Artillery

Entered Service: Cincinnati, Ohio.

Birth: Hamilton County, Ohio.

Date Medal Issued: 30 June 1894.

Date of Action: 17 September 1862.

Place of Action: Antietam, Md.


Volunteered at the age of 15 years to act as a cannoneer, and as such volunteer served a gun under a terrific fire of the enemy.


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