1-10 | The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War
Carrollton, Ohio

Side A | The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War

Major Daniel McCook of Carrollton and his 9 sons and their cousins, the 5 sons of Dr. John McCook of Steubenville, won popular acclaim for their outstanding service in the United States Army and Navy.

Tribe of Dan

-Maj. Daniel: mortally wounded at Buffington Island
-Maj. Latimer: a surgeon
-Brig. Gen. George: early regimental commander
-Midshipman John: died at sea
-Brig. Gen. Robert: murdered by guerrillas
-Maj. Gen. Alexander: commander of the 20th Corps
-Brig. Gen. Daniel Jr.: mortally wounded at Kennesaw Mt
-Maj. Gen. Edwin: served under Grant and Sherman
-Pvt. Charles: killed at Bull Run
-Col. John: seriously wounded in Virginia

Sponsors: The Ohio Historical Society

1966

Side B | The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War

Major Daniel McCook of Carrollton and his 9 sons and their cousins, the 5 sons of Dr. John McCook of Steubenville, won popular acclaim for their outstanding service in the United States Army and Navy.

Tribe of John

-Maj. Gen. Edward: captured Confederates behind the lines
-Brig. Gen. Anson: served with distinction in 3 battles and 2 campaigns
-Rev. Henry: a chaplain
-Marine Lt. Roderick: accepted the surrender of a Confederate regiment
-Lt. John: served when only 18 years old

Notes

While visiting the Ohio Historical Marker, be sure to top at the Fighting McCooks Museum. The home, owned by Daniel McCook contains exhibits featuring the McCook family, the Civil War, and also has multiple period rooms. For more information regarding these individuals who fought in the Civil War, visit the Carroll County Historical Society's site.

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