Cooper was born 1 November 1815 most source believe in Amite County, Mississippi where his father was a physician and Baptist preacher.
Sunday June 23 1861
AERONAUT ACHIEVES AMAZING ACCOMPLISHMENT
Today the Union Army acquired an air force. One Thaddeus S.C. Lowe, who called himself “professor” although his academic affiliation is unclear,
We’ve been absent due to evacuating because of flooding last week. Came home to a real mess. Give us about 2 more days and we’ll be back.
Hollywood writer and producer Michael Frost Beckner plans to recapture Civil War history when his TV series comes to the valley this summer.A two-season, 10-hour mini-series about the Civil War slated for 2015 …
Social scientists tell us that soldiers fight for one each other more than for any other reason. Defending your unit has been shown to exceed a willingness to die for family, cause or country, and even the fear of capture.
After 150 years, dignitaries gathered at Eastern Cemetery in Portland to honor Maine Col. Sabine Emery, captain of the 9th Maine Volunteers in 1861 then Major Lt. Colonel and Colonel from 1862-1864.
The tattered American flag that the men of Cape Island took to war in 1861 tells the story of a divided nation. In the bottom left corner is a patch, probably sewn by a man in Company A of the 7th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry