"To all whom it may concern:
Know ye, That Henry D. Cooley a Private of Captain Lemon [?] Company, (A,) 118 Regiment of New York Volunteers, who was enrolled on the Twenty Eighth day of February one thousand eight hundred and Sixty Five to serve One year
(No objection to his being re-enlisted is known to exist.)
Said Henry D. Cooley was born in Willsborough in the State of NY, is 19 years of age, Five feet Eleven inches high, light complexion, Blue eyes, light hair, and by occupation, when enrolled, a Farmer.
Given at New York City this Sixth day of November 1865.
W. E. Blake [?]
A. C. M. Dept of East [incomplete, parts illegible]"
Based on his pension paperwork, I believe that Henry Cooley died in 1887, leaving behind a wife (Lucy) and at least four children.