Pvt. D Co. 2nd US Cav.
Enlisted at age of 21 on 25 Oct 1862 at Alexandria, VA by Capt Starr; re-enlisted as veteran on 25 Mar 1864 at Camp Mitchell, VA; died GSW 24 Oct 1864 at Sandy Hook MD. (US Army Reg of Enlistments, Deaths in Regular Army).
*COOPER, William; 2nd enlistment: October 25, 1862, Alexandria, Virginia, by Capt. Starr; born: Jersey City, New Jersey; age: 21 yrs; occupation: laborer; grey eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”; Company D, 2d Cavalry; discharged: March 26, 1864, Mitchell’s Station, Virginia, by re-enlistment, General Order No. 25, Adjutant General’s Office of 1864; rank: private; [balance of enlistment, transferred from Company [illegible], 5th New Jersey Volunteers].
*COOPER, William; 3rd enlistment: March 26, 1864, camp near Mitchell’s Station, Virginia, by Capt. Rodenbough; born: Jersey City, New Jersey; age: 23 yrs; occupation: soldier; grey eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”; Company D, 2d Cavalry; died October 24, 1864, Sandy Hook, Maryland, of gunshot wound; rank: private.
*Contributor: David Gettman (48274079)