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Samuel B. Cook, Civil War Soldier

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Samuel B. Cook.

Born in Vermont,___Son of Joshua Cook,___by occupation a Manufacturer,___Married,___at the age of 35 enlisted for three years in the 10th. Regiment of infantry, Mass. Vols.___Company D.
Mustered into service June 21st., 1861.___
During nearly all his term of service he acted as Company Commissary, and was therefore relieved from regular duty except in time of battle.
In the battle of Malvern Hill he was not actively engaged, having been previously detailed to guard a wagon train.
Furloughed 10 days in February, 1863, and visited Chicopee.
In the battle of Spottsylvania Court House, May 12, 1864, he was slightly wounded in the head by a splinter.
Excepting the above mentioned particulars, his record does not differ from that of the regiment.
Returned with the regiment, arriving at Springfield June 25, 1864, and was mustered out of service on the 6th. of July following.

Date

ca. 1861-1865

Rights

Public Domain

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Citation

“Samuel B. Cook, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed October 25, 2014, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2829.