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Confederate (CSV)


Calvin C. Cook

(1842 - 1929)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at age 17 (19?) in Alamance County, NC in Company D, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 15 June 1861. He was appointed Corporal between May and October 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was again wounded, in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 4 May 1863. He was captured in action at Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 November 1863 and held at Point Lookout, MD until paroled at Boulware's Wharf, James River, VA on 16 March 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Iobst1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the volume, extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW.


08/23/1842 in NC


07/02/1929; Auburn, AL; burial in Friendship United Methodist Church Cemetery, Connelly Springs, NC


1   Iobst, Richard William, and Louis H. Manarin, Wade Lucas, The Bloody Sixth : the Sixth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America, Raleigh: North Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission, 1965, pp. 335 - 346  [AotW citation 6342]