Brevet Brigadier General William Cogswell Union 2013 FAMOUS FABRICS CIVIL WAR #90/150? William Cogswell (August 23, 1838 - May 22, 1895) was a U. Representative from Massachusetts and a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War who was appointed to the grade of brevet brigadier general, U.
Cogswell was a private in the Second Corps of Cadets, a militia organization of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. On April 19, 1861, word reached Salem that the Sixth Massachusetts had been attacked in Baltimore while on its way to defend Washington, D. Cogswell turned his office into a recruiting station and in 24 hours raised a full company, the first company in the country recruited for the war. This became Company C of the Second Massachusetts Volunteers, with Cogswell as captain in command. Cogswell was commissioned a captain in the Second Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, May 11, 1861.He was promoted to lieutenant colonel on October 23, 1862, and to colonel on June 25, 1863. Colonel Cogswell was appointed brevet brigadier general of volunteers by appointment of President Abraham Lincoln on December 12, 1864, to rank from December 15, 1864, and the appointment was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 14, 1865.  Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General Cogswell was mustered out of the U. Volunteers on July 24, 1865. Commander of 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, XX Corps.
Cogswell was elected as a Republican to the 50th United States Congress and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1887, until his death in Washington, D. He was interred in Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, Massachusetts. THIS NEEDS TO BE VERY CLEAR, THE PICTURES OF THE BOX, AND THE OTHER CARDS ARE FOR EXAMPLE ONLY AND ARE NOT, I REPEAT NOT FOR SALE IN THIS LISTING, JUST THE CARD MENTIONED ABOVE.
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