COOK, JOHN - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Bugler, Battery B, 4th U.S. Artillery. Place and date: At Antietam Md., 17 September 1862.

Entered service at:   Cincinnati, Ohio.

Birth:   Hamilton County, Ohio.

Date of issue:   30 June 1894.

Citation:   Volunteered at the age of 15 years to act as a cannoneer, and as such volunteer served a gun under a terrific fire of the enemy.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)