{⋆★⋆} BG Cook, Philip

Philip Cook

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Born: July 31, 1817

Birthplace: Twiggs County, Georgia

Father: Major Phillip Cook 1775 – 1841
(Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Georgia)​

Mother: Anne Wooten 1794 – 1832
(Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Georgia)​

Wife: Sarah George Oglethorpe 1818 – 1860
(Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Georgia)​

Children:

Lucy Marian Cook Peel 1849 – 1923​
(Buried: Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia)​
Philip Cook 1857 – 1918​
(Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Georgia)​

Education:

1841: Graduated from University of Virginia law school​

Occupation before War:

1841 – 1861: Attorney in Madison, Georgia​

Civil War Career:

1861: Private in 4th Georgia Infantry Regiment​
1862: Participated in the Seven Days Campaign​
1862: Participated in the Peninsula Campaign​
1862: Lt. Colonel of 4th Georgia Infantry Regiment​
1862 – 1864: Colonel of 4th Georgia Infantry Regiment​
1862: Participated in the Second Battle of Bull Run​
1862: Participated in the Battle of Antietam​
1862: Participated in the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia​
1863: Wounded in the leg during the battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia​
1863 – 1864: Georgia State Representative​
1864: Wounded during the Siege of Petersburg, Virginia​
1864 – 1865: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Infantry​
1864: Participated in the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia​
1865: Wounded during the Battle of Fort Stedman, Virginia
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1865: Captured at Confederate Hospital on April 3rd

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1873: Attorney in Americus, Georgia​
1873 – 1883: United States Representative from Georgia​
1883 – 1890: Attorney in Americus, Georgia​
1890 – 1894: Georgia State Secretary of State​

Died: May 21, 1894

Place of Death: Atlanta, Georgia

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Age at time of Death: 76 years old

Burial Place: Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Georgia
 
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When He joined Early in the Valley he not only saw action at Cedar Creek but 3rd Winchester and Fisher's Hill as well this was, before his moving into the trenches at Petersburg.
 
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He did take over brigade command from George Doles in 1864 but earlier at Antietam he took over command of the 4th Georgia when Doles took over for the wounded General R.S. Ripley.
 
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