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Sergeant

Jefferson Coates

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Organization:    Company H, 7th Wisconsin Infantry
Entered Service:   Boscobel, Wis.
Birth:   Grant County, Wis.
Date Medal Issued:   29 June 1866


Date of Action:   1 July 1863
Place of Action:   Gettysburg, PA


Citation:
Unsurpassed courage in battle, where he had both eyes shot out.
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US Army Medal of Honor, 1865


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