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McCook, Henry Christopher 1837- Clergyman and entomologist; born in New Lisbon, O., July 3, 1837; nephew of Major McCook; graduated at Jefferson College in 1859. At the beginning of the Civil War he entered the Union army as a first lieutenant in the 41st Illinois Regiment, of which he afterwards became chaplain. In 1869 he Major McCook; graduated at Jefferson College in 1859. At the beginning of the Civil War he entered the Union army as a first lieutenant in the 41st Illinois Regiment, of which he afterwards became chaplain. In 1869 he was called to the pastorate of the Tabernacle Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. On the declaration of war against Spain (1898) he was appointed chaplain of the 2d Pennsylvania Regiment. Dr. McCook is widely known as an entomologist. His publications include Agricultural Ants of Texas; Honey and Occident Ants; American SpidersDr. McCook is widely known as an entomologist. His publications include Agricultural Ants of Texas; Honey and Occident Ants; American Spiders and their spinning-work; Tenants of an old farm; Old farm Fairies; Women friends of Jesus; The Gospel in nature; Object And outline teachings; Ecclesiastical emblems; The Latimers, a Scotch-Irish historic romance of the Western insurrection, etc.