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Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

James B. Coats

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Jonesville. Enlisted in company G, Seventh Infantry, as Sergeant, Jan. 19, 1861, at Jonesville, for 3 years, age 22. Commissioned Second Lieutenant May 22, 1862.

The rest of the War

Died of disease at Harpers Ferry, VA on 13 November 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1.

Birth

1839

Death

11/13/1862 Harpers Ferry, VA

Notes

1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 25 - 37  [AotW citation 12035]