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CMOHS.org - Sergeant COOK, JOHN H., U.S. Army

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COOK, JOHN H.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 119th Illinois Infantry
Born: England
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Quincy, Ill.
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Place / Date: At Pleasant Hill, La., 9 April 1864
 
 


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Citation

During an attack by the enemy, voluntarily left the brigade quartermaster, with whom he had been detailed as a clerk, rejoined his command, and, acting as first lieutenant, led the line farther toward the charging enemy.