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Thomas Reynolds Cox

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Ohio, United States
Death: January 23, 1907 (73)
Gunnison, Gunnison County, Colorado, United States
Place of Burial: Gunnison, Gunnison, CO, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Clarissa Keech Cox

Occupation: Miner, Co D1st Colorado Infantry, Co D 1st Colorado Cavalry
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About Thomas Reynolds Cox (USA)

United States Census, 1860," Thos Cox, , Arapahoe, Kansas Territory (Colorado was part of Kansas Territory in 1860)

name: Thos Cox

residence: , Arapahoe, Kansas

ward: South Park

age: 28 years

estimated birth year: 1832

birthplace: Ohio

gender: Male

occupation: Miner

page: 85

family number:

film number: 803348

dgs number: 4230560

image number: 00570

nara number: M653

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about Thomas R. Cox

Name: Thomas R. Cox

Side: Union

Regiment State/Origin: Colorado Territory

Regiment Name: 1 Colorado Cavalry

Regiment Name Expanded: 1st Regiment, Colorado Cavalry

Company: D

Rank In: Private

Rank In Expanded: Private

Rank Out: Private

Rank Out Expanded: Private

Film Number: M534 roll 1

Colorado Volunteers from the New Mexico Campaign (1862)

Cox, Thomas R. Private Co D

U.S., Returns from Military Posts, 1806-1916 about Thomas R Cox

Name: Thomas R Cox

Post Name: Weld, Camp

Post Location: Colorado

Post Commander: Samuel F Tappan

Military Place: Camp Weld, Colorado Territory

Return Period: Mar 1863

The First Colorado Volunteer Infantry was recruited from the mining camps of the Colorado Territory in the fall of 1861. As the miners assembled at Camp Weld (in modern Denver), Confederate General H. H. Sibley invaded the New Mexico Territory with an army of Texans. Marching to the defense of Fort Union, New Mexico, the First Colorado marched 92 miles in just 36 hours. On March 26th and March 28th, 1862, the regiment, with a few regular army troops and two light batteries of artillery, defeated the rebels in battles at Apache Canyon and Glorieta Pass. The Confederates were forced to retreat back to Texas. After service in garrisons across the west, the unit was mustered out of service in late 1865.


1st Regiment Infantry "Pikes Peakers - Gilpin's Pet Lambs"

Organized at Camp Weld, near Denver, August 26 to December 14, 1861. 3 Companies sent to Fort Wise, afterwards Fort Lyon, and duty there until March, 1862, when marched from Fort Lyon to Fort Union, N. Mex., March 3-10, and rejoin Regiment. Regiment left Camp Weld February 22 and march to Fort Union, N. Mex. At Fort Union March 10-22. March toward Santa Fe, N. Mex. Actions at Apache Canon March 26. La Glorietta Pass, or Pigeon Ranch, March 28. Peralta April 15. At Fort Craig until July. Garrison at Fort Garland, Fort Union, Fort Craig, Fort Larned and Fort Lyon, Colo., until November. Designation changed to 1st Colorado Cavalry November 1, 1862, which see.

1st Regiment Cavalry

Regiment organized from 1st Colorado Infantry November 1, 1862. Attached to District of Colorado, District of the Upper Arkansas and District of the Plains until November, 1865, operating against Indians and protecting stage routes. Stationed by detachments at Denver, Camps Collins, Curtis, Fillmore, Robbins, Weld and Canon City and at Forts Lyon and Garland.

SERVICE.--Skirmish at Grand Pass, Fort Halleck, Idaho, July 7, 1863 (Detachment). Expedition from Denver to Republican River, Kansas, April 8-23, 1864 (Co. "D"). Skirmish near Fremont Orchard, Colo., April 12 (Cos. "C" and "H"). Expedition from Camp Sanborn to Beaver Creek, Kansas, April 14-18 (Cos. "C" and "H"). Skirmish at Big Bushes, Smoky Hills, April 16 (Cos. "C" and "H"). Skirmish at Cedar Bluff, Colo., May 3 (Co. "C"), Scout from American Ranch to Cedar Bluff May 9-10. Scout from Fort Sumner August 3-November 4 (Cos. "A," "B" and "G"). Scout from Fort Union, N. Mex., August 4-September 5. Affair near Fort Lyon, Colo., August 7. Skirmish near Sand Creek August 11 (Cos. "D," "G," "K" and "L"). Scout on Fort Union Road, near Fort Garland, August 12-16 (Detachment). Skirmish, Atkins' Ranch, August 22. Skirmish, Walnut Creek, Kansas, September 25 (Cos. "L" and "M"). Skirmish, Fort Lyon, October 9. Affairs near Fort Lyon November 6-16. Pawnee Forks November 25 (1 Co.). Engagement with Indians at Sand Creek, Colo., November 29 (Cos. "C," "D," "E," "G," "H" and "K"). Company "B" at Fort Zarah, Kansas, August to October, 1864, then at Fort Garland. Skirmishes at Valley Station and Julesburg, Colo., January 7, 1865. Operations on Overland Stage Route between Denver and Julesburg January 14-25, 1865 (Co. "C"). Skirmish, Valley Station, Colo., January 14 (Co. "C"). Skirmish, Godfrey's Ranch, January 14 (Detachment). Skirmishes at Morrison's or American Ranch and Wisconsin Ranch January 15. Point of Rocks or Nine-Mile Ridge, near Fort Larned, January 20. Gittrell's Ranch January 25. Moore's Ranch January 26. Lillian Springs Ranch January 27. Near Valley Station January 28 (Co. "C"). Operations against Indians near Fort Collins, Colo., June 4-10 (Co. "D"). Expedition from Denver to Fort Halleck, Dakota, June 17-19 (Co. "D"). Operations about Rock Creek Station, Seven-Mile Creek, Dakota, June 24-30 (Cos. "A" and "D"). Mustered out at Leavenworth, Kansas, November 18, 1865.

Colorado State Records

Record Type: Transcript of Record

Name: Cox, Thomas R.



Year: Month: Day:

Origin: Colorado Volunteers

Company: D

Regiment: 1st

Rank: Private

Page: 26


Colorado Marriages, 1859-1900 about Clarissa Keech

Name: Thomas Reynolds Cox

Spouse: Clarissa Keech

Marriage Date: 7 Apr 1865

County: Arapahoe

State: CO

1870 United States Federal Census about Thomas R Cox

Name: Thomas R Cox

Age in 1870: 35

Birth Year: abt 1835

Birthplace: England

Home in 1870: Douglas, Colorado Territory

Race: White

Gender: Male

Post Office: Virginia

Household Members:

Name Age

Thomas R Cox 35

Clarrissa Cox 40

Ida Cox 10

1880 United States Federal Census about Thos. R. Cox

Name: Thos. R. Cox

Age: 50

Birth Year: abt 1830

Birthplace: Indiana

Home in 1880: Tomichi, Gunnison, Colorado

Race: White

Gender: Male

Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)

Marital Status: Married***

Father's Birthplace: Indiana

Mother's Birthplace: Indiana

Occupation: Rancher

Household Members:

Name Age

Thos. R. Cox 50

Thos. Delaney 45

Allen Wright 33

"Colorado, State Census, 1885," Thos Cox, , Gunnison, Colorado, United States

name: Thos Cox

event: Census

event date: 1885

event place: , Gunnison, Colorado, United States

gender: Male

age: 50

estimated birth year: 1835

month of death:

estimated death year:

schedule: Population

family number: 31

line number: 11

relationship to head of household: Head

page: 4

film number: 498506

digital folder number: 004640516

image number: 00268

 	Household 	Gender 	Age 	Birthplace

head Thos Cox M 50 OH OH OH

wife Clara Cox F 60 NY NY NY

1900 United States Federal Census about Thomas R Cox

Name: Thomas R Cox

Age: 66

Birth Date: Jun 1833

Birthplace: Ohio

Home in 1900: Precinct 2, Gunnison, Colorado [Gunnison]

Race: White

Gender: Male

Relation to Head of House: Father-in-law

Marital Status: Widowed

Household Members:

Name Age

Levi P Bush 52

Ida L Bush 41

Clara M Bush 12

Thomas R Cox 66

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Thomas Reynolds Cox (USA)'s Timeline

June 1833
Ohio, United States
January 23, 1907
Age 73
Gunnison, Gunnison County, Colorado, United States
Gunnison, Gunnison, CO, United States