Samuel Cooper

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Birthday
12, 1798
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 3, 1876 (78)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1798
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 3, 1876 (78)

About

Nineteenth-century American military man who served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War and in the United States Army during the Mexican-American War and the Second Seminole War.

Before Fame

He graduated in 1815 from the United States Military Academy.

Trivia

Following his service in the Civil War, he became a farmer in Northern Virginia.

Family Life

He was born and raised in New York. He wed Sarah Maria Mason, the sister of United States Representative James M. Mason, in 1827.

Associated With

As a high-ranking Confederate general, he took orders directly from Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America.