Civil War veteran who served in Co. A, 156th New York Volunteer Infantry. Also a member of Pratt Post, GAR. The following information is from “Wiltwyck Rural Cemetery, Book 1880" [Cemetery records from January 1880 - June 1893 as transcribed by the Ulster County Genealogical Society]:
James Cogan; born 12 Apr 1832 Savannah, GA; residing in Kingston at the time of death; died 9 Aug 1886; widow.
Additional source: The NYS Death Index states that James Cogan died 9 Aug 1886 in Kingston.
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