Col Cook's Death

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ft»Ji and f or r/» f; V HAUERSTOW.V M A R Y N O V E M B E R 1'i, : LOCAL _AKFA1RS. Ht'KICU WITH M I I . I T A U V Col. K. K. Ciiolc I'lacc:! in the S i l , Urave U'itli Iui|tr«-i»slvf Ceremonies, i All that was mortal of Col. U. Cook was laid iu its final resting place yesterday afternoon. The f mural services were held in St. Paul's E. church, by Uev. G. C. Bacon, assisted by Uev. Ferguson, of Pennsylvania, pastor of the Methodist at Sharpsburg, before the war. the win' broke out he enlisted as captain iu Col. Cook's regiment. Reno 1'ost, Ci. A. U , t l i i s charge of the funeral. Thu l ! st met at tin 1 armory and selected pall hearers trow uiuung t! e meinbrrs. usual m i l i t n r y r i i . s - . v Col. Cook wits buried in liis euloiu'l's uniform. He requested t h i s years aud had preserved his u n i f o that purpose. The f u n e r a l largely attended. Fifteen memb.Ts of Autietam Post, G. A. U. of bur£, attended the f u n e r a l were J. W Oreuner, eoniiuauder, Ueo. W. Uiley. Frisby Kit/.iniller, Joshua Moore, Jacob Keplinser.A. Keuner, B. F. Santman, H. F. launey, Rufus Stride, J. F. Staubs, Joseph Cox. Mathias Spoug, Domer, Richard Hebb, Michael Noland. They were all members ot Cook's command, and m a n y were schoolmates of the deceased. The announcement of his death received with expressions ot regret and as a testiiur;HI of t h e i esteem paid t h i s last sad t r following the remains to the grave. The services were r t a d by Utander C. U. Walts, assisted by- Senior Vice Comurinder Samuel Thompson, J u n i o r Vice C Jacob LorsbaUijh an 1 Co mmauder George W. Sands. Lieut, (ieo. L Fisher h u e ) c the firing squad of the post. W i Boward was (lag sergeai.it. The pallbearers were J. C. Ward,Charles Porter, Jessse Hariuan. Joshua Moore, Frisby Kitzmiller, C. M. Futtercr.

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  1. The Herald and Torch Light,
  2. 16 Nov 1893, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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