Databases: Military: Military Information on John Cox
Donated by Linda Benson Cox
This is the military information on John Cox:
John M. Cox was born July 24, 1842 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
He was a Private in Grant’s Army around Vicksburg, enlisting August 19, 1862; he entered the Wisconsin Volunteers, 29th Regiment Infantry, New York Company F, mustering out as a Corporal June 22, 1865; while in the army he contracted a debilitating disease (hemorrhage) that he eventually died of. He completed his education after the war at the Bryant and Stratton’s Business College in Chicago, Illinois. In 1870 he was a Clerk in Dry goods living with his sister Sarah and her husband Edward Palmer in the Monroe County, Wisconsin State Census. He later became an insurance agent and traveled a great deal setting up new offices. He lived his last 10 years in Mauston.
He died about 15 years after the Civil War ended in 1865 - May 09, 1880 - when he was age 37 years, 9 months and 15 days, in Mauston, Juneau County, Wisconsin.
He is buried with his family in the Osseo Cemetery, Osseo, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin.
John Cox's tombstone photos:
John M. Cox, military stone
John M. Cox, civil stone
The WIGenWeb Project logo was designed and provided by Debbie Barrett.
DISCLAIMER: No claim is made to the copyrights of the individual submitters. The contents of this website may be used for personal use only by individuals researching their own ancestry. Commercial use of this information for profit is strictly prohibited without prior permission of the owners. Other genealogical websites may link to this website; however, permission is not granted to duplicate any of the contents. Anyone contributing material for posting does so in recognition of its free, non-commercial distribution, as well as the responsibility to assure that no copyright is violated by the submission. This website and its coordinator are not responsible for donations of copyrighted material where explicit written permission has not been granted for use.
Copyright © 2000 - 2012
All Rights Reserved
This website was established on 31 Oct 2000