James M. Cooper
Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Born 22 August 1843
Died 08 December 1862
Buried Shiloh Cemetery, Rush Co. Indiana
There are two different reasons documented as to how Private Cooper died. One says he died of wounds recieved at the Battle of Brawner Farm in 1862 while in a hospital in Baltimore Maryland and the other states he died of disease in Washington D.C.