Joseph Platt Cooke

Joseph Platt Cooke

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Joseph Platt Cooke (January 4, 1730 - February 3, 1816) was an American military officer in the Revolutionary War, a Connecticut politician, and twice a delegate to the Congress of the Confederation. He was born in Stratford, Connecticut and graduated from Yale College in 1750. He died in Danbury, Connecticut. In 1771 he was appointed colonel of the Sixteenth Regiment of the Connecticut militia, and during the Revolutionary War he accompanied General Wolcott's forces to New York in 1776. He was in command of the state forces when the British burned Danbury on April 26 and April 27, 1777.show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136698617
  • 9786136698618