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Poinsett Cooper
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1836
Connecticut, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 1895
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

History of the Seventh Regiment, National Guard, State of New York, During the War of the Rebellion, by William Swinton, 1870 - 1869,
published by Fields, Osgood, & Co., New York and Boston; 1870 page 441

Captain Poinsett Cooper Entered the United States service, September 1, 1861, as Second Lieutenant in the Second Regiment, New York State Militia, or the Eighty-Second Regiment, New York Volunteers. Was appointed and mustered in as First Lieutenant, in the Forty-Second Regiment, New York Volunteers, March 17, 1862; promoted to be Captain, September 17, 1862; appointed Assistant Inspector-General, June 1, 1863, First Brigade, Second Division, Second Army Corps. Served under Generals Stone, Sedgwick, Sumner, Howard, Couch, Gibbon, Hancock, Webb. Was always with the Second Army Corps, from the time General McClellan took command. He was engaged at Ball's Bluff, siege of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, Savage Station, Glendale, Malvern Hill, and the skirmishes during the seven days' retreat from front of Richmond to Harrison's Landing, second Bull Run, Antietam, Fredricksburg, Bristow Station, Mine Run, Gettysburg, and Wilderness. Was wounded in the foot at Antietam. Was wounded in the thigh at Bristow Station. Was wounded in the leg at the Wilderness,and, on being carried to the rear, was shot by guerillas in the breast. Was mustered out of service, July, 1864, with his regiment, at the expiration of its term of service, and being unfit for duty from the wounds received at the Wilderness.
Family links: 
  Benjamin Cooper (1793 - 1850)
  Elizabeth Hicks Cooper (1796 - 1872)
  Lillian Walton Cooper (1849 - 1909)*
  Annie Rollins Cooper Amerman (1869 - 1945)*
  George Hicks Cooper (1821 - 1856)*
  Elizabeth H. Cooper (1825 - 1857)*
  Rebecca M. Cooper (1829 - 1886)*
  Poinsett Cooper (1836 - 1895)
*Calculated relationship
Green-Wood Cemetery
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Lot 3962 Section 122
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Record added: Apr 10, 2011
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