Cook, Augustus

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Unit: 2d Dragoons

Commissioned: United States Military Academy class of 1844 and appointed from Kentucky.

Hometown: Kentucky

Campaign: Texas Occupation

Died: 1 November 1845

Age at death: 24

Cause of death: Died at Sea

Place of interment: Old Bayview Cemetery in Corpus Christi, Texas

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Notes: 9th in his class of 27 graduated cadets. Bvt. Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, July 1, 1844. Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Jesup, La., 1844‑45; and in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845.

 

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