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COOK, JOHN

cook john h

During an attack by the enemy, voluntarily left the brigade quartermaster, with whom he had been detailed as a clerk, rejoined his command, and, acting as first lieutenant, led the line farther toward the charging enemy.

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Service

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U.S. Army Sergeant Company A, 119th Illinois Infantry

Conflict

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born

Civil War 1864 London, England

Citation

During an attack by the enemy, voluntarily left the brigade quartermaster, with whom he had been detailed as a clerk, rejoined his command, and, acting as first lieutenant, led the line farther toward the charging enemy.