Notes for Joseph W Cooley (c1835-1863)


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Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Fri Jun 22 15:46:01 2012


This may be him, living with the William Fields family.

1860 > MISSOURI > CHARITON > KEYTESVILLE TWP
Series: M653 Roll: 613 Page: 234

Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Fri Jun 29 17:05:50 2012


See /photos-other/cooley-gallery/1317153476/ for CW enlistment.



Submitted by michael_95073
Note added Fri Jun 29 22:25:48 2012


Joseph enlisted into Co M of the 10th Missouri Cavalry Dec 15, 1862 and died in the hospital at camp near Corinth MS on Feb 24, 1863. Here's part of an article about the 10th Missouri from wikipedia:

The 10th Missouri Cavalry was organized at Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis, Missouri in October 1862 and mustered in for three years. It was organized from the 28th Missouri Infantry...The regiment was attached to District of St. Louis, Missouri, to January 1863. District of Memphis, Tennessee, XVI Corps, Department of the Tennessee, to March 1863...Moved to Memphis, Tenn., December 1862. Duty in the District of Memphis, Tenn., until February 1863. Moved to Corinth, Miss., February 715.