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Carrollton in Carroll County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War

 
 
The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 8, 2006
1. The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War Marker
Inscription.  
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 an 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. Alexander: commander of the 20th Corps.
Brig. Gen. Daniel Jr.: mortally wounded at Kennesaw Mt.
Maj. Gen. Edwin: served under Grant and Sherman.
Pvt. Charles: killed at Bull Run.
Col. John: seriously wounded in Virginia.

“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.
 
Erected 1966 by The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-10.)
 
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list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
 
Location. 40° 34.331′ N, 81° 5.236′ W. Marker is in Carrollton, Ohio, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street SW and South Lisbon Street (Ohio Route 332) on 2nd Street SW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carrollton OH 44615, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Fighting McCook” Home (here, next to this marker); The First Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Carrollton Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Grand Tea Room (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carrollton.
 
Regarding The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War. Marker is next to the McCook home, which is open for tours during the summer months.
 
Also see . . .
1. McCook House Civil War Museum. Ohio History Central website entry (Submitted on April 17, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. The Fighting McCooks. Ohio History Central website
The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 16, 2014
2. The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War Marker
Tribe of John Side
entry (Submitted on December 30, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
An oil painting by Charles T. Webber titled "The Fighting McCook's" done in 1871. image. Click for full size.
Via Ohio History Central, circa unknown
3. An oil painting by Charles T. Webber titled "The Fighting McCook's" done in 1871.
The painting depicts members of the McCook Family who served in the Union Army during the Civil War and the pre-Civil War Navy.
The McCook Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 8, 2006
4. The McCook Home
The Fighting McCooks Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 24, 2022
5. The Fighting McCooks Home
The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 24, 2022
6. The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,437 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 22, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   2. submitted on November 16, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 30, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   4. submitted on April 22, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   5. submitted on January 18, 2023, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.   6. submitted on August 13, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.

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