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Roderick Sheldon McCook portrait
Description: Lt. Roderick Sheldon McCook, 1839-1885, carte-de-visite. Son of John McCook. He was born on March 10, 1839 in New Lisbon, Ohio. He graduated from the Navel Academy and spent his career in the U. S. Navy. He was one of the family known as the "Fighting McCooks". Seventeen members of the family, two fathers and their fifteen sons all fought in the America Civil War. He died in Vinland, New Jersey on February 13, 1986 as a result of a head injury from being thrown from his buggy. He was buried in Union Cemetery in Steubenville, Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL08427
Subjects: Ohio History--Military Ohio; McCook family; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Places: Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)