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

The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War

 
 
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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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 34.331′ N, 81° 5.236′ 
The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 16, 2014
2. The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War Marker
Tribe of John Side
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Fighting McCook” Home (here, next to this marker); The First Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sandy and Beaver Canal (approx. 9.7 miles away); Malvern Veteran's Memorial (approx. 9.7 miles away); The Great Trail / The Ohio Country in the Revolution (approx. 9.7 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. The "Fighting McCooks". Two brothers and their fifteen sons all answered the call. (Submitted on April 22, 2006.) 

2. The Fighting McCooks. 1997 Article by Teresa J. Oden in the Kenyon College Alumni Bulletin. (Submitted on April 22, 2006.) 

3. Exploits of the fighting McCooks. 2006 Article by Alister J. McReynolds published in The Ulster-Scot newspaper, Belfast. (Submitted on April 22, 2006.) 

4. Sunshine Church II Marker. Exploits of one
The McCook Home image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 8, 2006
3. The McCook Home
of the McCooks is recounted in a comment on this Georgia marker page. (Submitted on June 1, 2007.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,068 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 22, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   2. submitted on November 16, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on April 22, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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