Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Captain Edward F. Cooper.

It was April 9, 1865, time 10 o'clock in the morning, and the place was Appomattox Court House and the battle had begun.  On this morning the 13th., Ohio Volunteer Cavalry lost a number of men on this last day, among them was Captain Edward F. Cooper, who was the last officer to be killed in the Army of the Potomac.  He fall just before the flag of truce appeard.  But before he expired he learned of the surrender of Lee.

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