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Federal (USV)

Private

George W. Cooley

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Beetown, he enlisted in Company F, 7th Wisconsin Infantry on 19 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Cemetery says "killed at Antietam".

Birth

1836 in NY

Death

09/14/1862; on South Mountain, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3368]