Name ZOOK, Samuel Kosciusko
Born March 27 1821, Chester Cty PA
Died July 3 1863, Gettysburg PA
Pre-War Profession Militia officer, superintendent of telegraph company.
War Service July 1861 Lt. Col. of 6th New York, October 1861 Col. of 57th New York, Peninsula campaign, commanded 3rd Bde/1st Divn/II Corps at Fredericksburg (w), November 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg (mw).
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. July 2 1863.
Notes Fell while supporting the III Corps salient.
Further reading Gambone, Al If tomorrow will find me dead: the Life of Samuel K. Zook Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, 1996
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