Sunday, July 15, 2012

Private Theodore Cooper Sixth New York Infantry.

COOPER, THEODORE.—Age, 21 years. Enlisted, May 22,1861, at New York city; mustered in as private, Co. H, May 25,1861, to serve two years; killed, November 22,1861, at the bombardment of Fort Pickens, Fla.

Numbers 2. Report of Major Lewis G. Arnold, First U. S. Artillery, Commanding Batteries.

Private Cooper, Company H, Sixth Regiment New York Volunteers, detailed to carry ammunition for the batteries, was mortally wounded, on the 22nd, while standing in one of the casemates, by a fragment of a shell, which exploded about the center of the fort.

Birth 1840.
Death November 22, 1861.
His mother, Amy Halsey, applied for his Civil War Pension Apr 11 1863.
Burial: Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida.

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