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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1860

Vol. II

(Born Ill.)

Cornelius Hook

(Ap'd Ill.)


Cornelius Spencer Hook, Jr.: Born Dec. 23, 1836.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1855, to July 1, 1860, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Artillery, July 1, 1860.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1860‑61; and on sick leave of

(Second Lieut., 1st Artillery, Nov. 22, 1860)

absence, Jan. 8 to May, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑64: on General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Burnside's Expedition to North Carolina, May, 1861, to Apr., 1862,

(First Lieut., 1st Artillery, May 14, 1861)

 p746  being Acting Asst. Adjutant-General, Oct. 15, 1861 to Mar. 2, 1862; on sick leave of absence, Apr. 27 to Nov. 11, 1862; in the Department of North Carolina, Nov. 11, 1862, to June 26, 1863, in command of Company at Ft. Macon, Nov., 1862, to Jan., 1863, — and as Chief of Artillery, 18th Army Corps, Jan. 26 to June 26, 1863; as Ordnance Officer,

(Captain, 1st Artillery, June 1, 1863)

June 26, and Inspecting Officer, July 6 to Oct. 9, 1863, of District of Key West and Tortugas, Fla.; before Retiring Board at Wilmington, Del., Oct.‑Nov., 1863; and as Ordnance and Inspecting Officer of District of

(Retired from Active Service, Nov. 4, 1863, for Disability resulting from Long and Faithful Service, and Disease contracted in the Line of Duty)

Key West and Tortugas, Dec. 21, 1863, to June 19, 1864.

Died, June 19, 1864, at Key West, Fla.: Aged 26.

Buried, Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, FL.

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