Joseph R. Cook

Mustered into service as a 1st Sergeant on July 29th, 1861

Born 22 October 1822

Died  28 February 1863

Buried Cherry Grove Cemetery, Randolph County Indiana


Sergeant Cook rose in the ranks achieving the rank of Captain. He was wounded in the thigh and hand at the Battle of Brawner Farm on August 28th, 1862. He would die in a hospital in Washington D.C. the following year of chronic diarrhea. 



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