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Federal (USV)


Henry S. Cooling

(1842 - 1892)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

Enlisted in Company A, 5th Maryland Infantry on 28 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Discharged for disability 30 January 1863.

After the War

He was in the lumber business - as the Henry S. Cooling Lumber Company - at Louisville, KY until his death at age 50.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilmer1, which lists him as Henry T. Cooling. Details from his gravesite on Findagrave and a reference there to the Cecil (MD) Whig of 18 June 1892.


08/14/1842; Charlestown, MD


06/02/1892; Louisville, KY; burial in Charlestown Cemetery, Charlestown, MD


1   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 1, pp. 181 - 184  [AotW citation 14249]