John Cook – Bugler, United States Army

Born at Hamilton County, Ohio, on August 16, 1847, he earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil War while serving with Battery B, 4th United States Artillery at Antietam, Maryland, on September 17, 1862. The Medal was actually issued on June 30, 1894. He had volunteered at the age of 15 to act as a cannoneer and as such served a gun under terrific fire of the enemy.

He died on August 3, 1915 and was buried in Section 17, Grave 15513, of Arlington National Cemetery.

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Master Sergeant Jari Villanueva sounds Taps at the grave of John Cook, bugler and Medal of Honor recipient. Cook received the Medal for his actions at Antietam, Maryland and is buried in section 17 of Arlington National Cemetery.

COOK, JOHN
BUG B 4TH USA

  • DATE OF DEATH: 08/03/1915
  • BURIED AT:   SECTION 17 SITE 15513
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

COOK, ISABELLA W/O JOHN

  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/16/1916
  • BURIED AT:   SITE 18613
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF JOHN COOK, BUGLER BATTY B 4TH US ARTY

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