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Federal (USV)


David M. Cook

(1828 - 1900)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enrolled and mustered as Captain, Company F, 11th Pennsylvania Infantry on 27 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He commanded the regiment at Antietam after Colonel Coulter took command of the brigade early in the day on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He resigned and was discharged on 12 October 1862, noted as having been disabled at Antietam.

References & notes

His service from Bates1 and the Card File.2 His role at Antietam from Carman.3 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

More on the Web

Union Cemetery, New Alexandria, PA






1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 29389]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <>  [AotW citation 29390]

3   Carman, Ezra Ayers, and Dr. Thomas G. Clemens, editor, The Maryland Campaign of September 1862, 3 volumes, El Dorado Hills (CA): Savas Beatie, 2010-17, Vol. 2, pg. 524  [AotW citation 29391]