The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Samuel Cooper, 1798-1876

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1798
Place of Birth: Hackensack, NJ
Date of Death: 1876
Place of Death: Cameron, VA


Cooper became inspector general of the Confederate Army, and was the author of A Concise System of Instructions and Regulations for the Militia and Volunteers of the United States, 1836. In 1864, AMW took advantage of his military position, and secured through his influence the shipment of goods from England to New York.


Who Was Who in America. Historical Volume, 1607-1896, Chicago, 1963, p. 121.