Merritt J. Coker(c. 1826 - ?)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private in Company D, 16th Georgia Infantry on 29 July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action and permanently disabled on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
On wounded furlough 1 February 1865. No later record.
After the War:
By the 1870 US Federal Census he was living in the Manly district, Franklin County, GA
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. May also be spelled "Corker".
|Birth State: GA |
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12200]
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