[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
Jefferson Coates[more about him]
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
Unsurpassed courage in battle, where he had both eyes shot out.
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