|Birth||Oct. 2, 1843|
|Death||July 7, 1935|
|Unit||11th Illinois Cavalry, Company H|
Private Henry C Cooper
Company H, 11th Illinois Cavalry
Cooper was born in Michigan on October 2, 1843. He was residing in Young America (Warren County), Illinois when he enlisted in the regiment on February 21, 1864. Cooper was mustered on April 23, 1864 and went on to serve about 1 year and 5 months. He was discharged on September 30, 1865 at Memphis, Tennessee.
Cooper joined the regiment in the spring of 1864. The unit was assigned to duties in several southern states during the balance of his enlistment.
He died on July 7, 1935 at the age of 91 years. He is buried in the Herman Cemetery in Herman (Washington County), Nebraska. Cooper was a member of the Boomer Post (#118) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Tekamah, Nebraska.
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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.