He became a schoolteacher, before enlisting in the 100th New York Volunteer Regiment in 1862. He fought in the battle of Petersburg, VA and was mustered out a captain in 1865. After the war he started a plumbing and heating business in Buffalo, his life's work from then on.
His wartime correspondence is at:
Edward L. Cook Papers. Wyles Mss 39. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Lyman Cook (1804 - 1875)
Mary Elizabeth Moffett Cook (1850 - 1932)
Ada Gates Cook Stevens (1870 - 1954)*
Oakland Hill Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: KGates
Record added: Jun 30, 2013
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