John Rogers Cooke
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States (Confederate States, 1861-65)
Date of Birth: 1833
Date of Death: 1891
Cause of Death: Pneumonia
Occupation: Soldier, businessman
Parents: Philip St.G. Cooke and Rachel Herzog
Spouse: Nannie Patton
Children: Eight
Relatives: Jeb Stuart (brother-in-law)
Military Branch: Confederate


Fictional Appearances:
The Guns of the South
POD: January 17, 1864
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference
Nationality: Confederate States
Military Branch: Army of Northern Virginia (Second American Revolution)

John Rogers Cooke (June 9, 1833 – April 10, 1891) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War, surviving seven separate wounds. He was the son of Union general Philip St. George Cooke and the brother-in-law of Confederate cavalry leader Jeb Stuart.

John Rogers Cooke in The Guns of the South[]

General Cooke's brigade of the Army of Northern Virginia was one of the first divisions to be outfitted with AK-47s,[1] which they used to devastating effect in the Battle of the Wilderness.[2]


  1. The Guns of the South, p. 26.
  2. Ibid., p. 130.