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Federal (USV)


Jonathan A. Cooper

(c. 1840 - 1898)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 21 year old farmer in Mitchell, he mustered as Private, Company D, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, seriously by gunshot and a piece of shell in the left chest and abdomen in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 1 February 1864 and mustered out on 15 August 1864.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1840


08/11/1898; burial in Graceland Cemetery, Burlington, KS


1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 587  [AotW citation 18509]