THE OBITUARY RECORD. The Rev. Philos G. Cook. The Rev. Philos G. Cook, better known as "Chaplain Cook," died in Buffalo yester- day from pleurisy. Dr. Cook served in the war of the rebellion as a regimental Chap- lain, and since the close of the was has de- voted his life to Sunday school work in Buf- falo. Mr. Cook was born at Constable, Franklin County, in 1807. He went to Buf- falo in 1836 and opened an academic school. From 1847 to 1851 he was Chaplain of the State Prison at Auburn. In 1862 he went to Sharpsburg in quest of his wounded son, and there joined the Ninety-fourth New-York Volunteers as its Chaplain, serving for three years. He was present at the battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettys- burg, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, and other engagements. In 1865 Mr. Cook founded the Wells Street Chapel in Buffalo, and was instrumental in organizing several other charitable institutions.
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