Letter from William H.H. Cook to Amori B. Cook dated January 9, 1862. In this letter, he discusses his health, drills, horses, the weather, finances, and the status of friends on the front.
Military Service Note
Cook, William H.H. Riley. Enlisted in company B, Third Cavalry, Sept. 24, 1861, at Riley, for 3 years, age 24. Mustered Oct. 3, 1861. Died of disease at New Madrid, Mo., March 24, 1862. Buried in National Cemetery at Memphis, Tenn.