He was a resident of Flint and enlisted at age 31 in Byron, Michigan on October 8, 1861. He was assigned to Company A of the 10th Michigan Infantry on Feb. 6, 1862. Made 1st SGT on 5/25/1862. Made 2nd Lt 3/31/1863. Disch 12/29/1863 with unknown disablity. His residence in Long Beach or reason for death are unknown at this time.
The Tenth Michigan Infantry was organized at Flint, Mich., and mustered in February 6, 1862. Left State for Pittsburg Landing, Tenn., April 22. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Army Mississippi, to September, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 13th Division, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 14th Army Corps, to July, 1865.
His plot location confirmed by contributer Robert Reid;
PLOT LOCATION 37 E
CONFIRMED BY VISIT/PLOT MAP
Sarah Ryno Cooley (1835 - 1913)*
Company A, 10th Michigan Infantry
Long Beach Municipal Cemetery
Los Angeles County
Plot: Long Beach Municipal Cemetary
Created by: Floydster
Record added: Sep 25, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9518993