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 George E. “Old Confed” Cooper

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George E. “Old Confed” Cooper

  • Birth 1821
  • Death 12 Jun 1915 Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 59851779

George E. Cooper, 94 years old, negro Confederate Veteran, died Friday night at the City Hospital. The veterans of Camp Sterling Price had supprted him for a number of years, and the funeral yesterday afternoon was under the auspices of the camp. The burial was in the Confederate lot in Oakland Cemetery. Until the infirmities of age overtook him, Cooper was known about town as "Old Confed." He always wore the Confederate uniform. During the war he was in Joseph E. Johnston's command. Old soldiers said he was in the thick of the fighting at the battle of Franklin, Tenn. He had no family.

Dallas News
06-13-1915

Born about 1821.


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  • Created by: Carol Moore
  • Added: 9 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59851779
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George E. “Old Confed” Cooper (1821–12 Jun 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59851779, citing Confederate Cemetery, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carol Moore (contributor 46944791) .