McCook and the Czar

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Alexander McD. McCook

100 years ago last night, Czar Nicholas II and his family were killed by the Bolsheviks near Ekaterinburg, Russia. This was the end of the Romanov Dynasty, which had ruled Russia since 1613.

The US representative to Nicholas II’s coronation in 1896 was Alexander McCook, former US Army Major General and corps commander at Perryville, Stones River, and Chickamauga.

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2 Responses to McCook and the Czar

  1. John Pryor says:

    Everything McCook touched turned into a disaster!

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