PRIVATE JOHN COCKAFUR

February 4, 1840 (unknown location) – August 11, 1863 (Portsmouth, VA); 23 years old
Company H, 8th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.
Enlisted September 14, 1861.
Died August 11, 1863 of unknown cause in Portsmouth, Virginia.
No other information can be found.

Buried in Norwalk Union Cemetery, Union Avenue, Norwalk, CT; Avenue E; photo provided by Charles Williams, sexton for Norwalk Union Cemetery, via e-mail on April 15, 2021.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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