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Federal (USV)


Riley R. Cook

(1841 - 1922)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Fayette, he enlisted in Company H, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He mustered out at the expiration of his term on 14 July 1864.

After the War

By 1880 he was a married farmer living in Dayton, IA.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/02/1841; Underhill, VT


1922; burial in Lynwood Cemetery, Clarksville, IA


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 434 - 435  [AotW citation 15830]