Maj. Latimer A. McCook (USA)

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About Maj. Latimer A. McCook (USA)

Latimer A. McCook, a physician and eldest son of Daniel and Martha (Latimer) McCook, was born at Canonsburg, Pa., Apr. 26, 1820. After graduation from Jefferson College, he studied medicine. He was surgeon, with the rank of major, of the 31st regiment, Illinois volunteers, through most of the civil war. He died Aug. 23, 1869, from the result of injuries received during Grant's Vicksburg campaign, and exposure incident to Sherman's march to the sea.

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Age 49