By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War ( 1 - 10 )
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member boatchick
N 40° 34.328 W 081° 05.227
17T E 492626 N 4491265
Quick Description: Located near the town square in Carrollton.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 12/16/2008 9:16:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM5C4E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Crystal Sound
Views: 12

Long Description:
Side A :
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 Kenesaw Mt.
Maj. Gen. Edwin: served under Grant and Sherman.
Pvt. Charles: killed at Bull Run.
Col. John: seriously wounded in Virginia.

Side B :
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.

Marker Number: 1-10

County: Carroll

Significance of Location: Person

Website address: [Web Link]

Additional Coordinate: Not Listed

Additional Coordinate description: Not listed

Bicentenial Mark: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
If possible, unique photographs taken at the site, are requested. These can be of the site, your companions on your visit, or whatever. Tell of what you learned or thought of the site.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Trails.com Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Ohio Historical Markers
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.