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William Cook
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1842
Rushville
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1908
Alexandria
Madison County
Indiana, USA

William Cook was the only son of Giles and Rebecca Cook. He and his two sisters, Margaret and Amanda were born in Rush County Indiana just north of Rushville. At age 18, William, who had no known middle name or initial, joined the 36th Indiana Infantry near Richmond, Wayne Co., In. as a private, and joined forces with General Buell of the union army, to due battle during the Civil war. On April 5th and 6th he was engaged in the "Battle of Shiloh", near Pittsburg Landing, Tn. where he survived and was release several days later for disability (Lung Disease). His adventure is documented at the General William Grose Museum in New Castle, In., Henry County Historical Society. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Giles Cook (1812 - 1879)
  Rebecca Goble Parkhurst Cook (1809 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Emily Wilson Cook (1844 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Dora F Cook Adamson (1864 - 1951)*
  Giles Morton Cook (1869 - 1941)*
  Lemuel Frank Cook (1875 - ____)*
  Marion Arthur Cook (1879 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  Allison Cook (1834 - 1902)**
  George Cook (1835 - 1895)**
  Phoebe Cook Trowbridge (1836 - 1900)**
  Elizabeth Anne Cook (1837 - ____)**
  Eliza Jane Cook Parkhurst-Coulter (1839 - 1909)**
  John B. Cook (1841 - 1926)**
  William Cook (1842 - 1908)
  Amanda Jane Cook Duffey (1850 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
WILLIAM COOK
CO. D.
36 IND. INF.
 
Burial:
Forrestville Cemetery
Summitville
Madison County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 2
GPS (lat/lon): 40.3428, -85.7422
 
Maintained by: Dallas Thomason
Originally Created by: Derric Deon
Record added: Apr 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35835252
William Cook
Added by: Tom "Homer" W.
 
William Cook
Added by: Dallas Thomason
 
William Cook
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Added by: Miranda
 
 
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Civil War Veteran~thank you for your service to the Union in the cause of freedom. REST IN PEACE
- Tom "Homer" W.
 Added: Sep. 5, 2010
William Cook is my Great Grandfather.
- Dallas Thomason
 Added: Jun. 11, 2010

- Derric Deon
 Added: Apr. 13, 2009
 
 
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