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Confederate (CSA)


John Archer Coke

Home State: Virginia

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Williamsburg (VA) Artillery

The rest of the War

General Pendleton recommended his battery be disbanded in October 1864:

" relieving the officers of Captain [J. A.] Coke's company (present with this army), the captain, though entitled to credit for service, zeal, and many excellent qualities, not having all the requisites for efficiency, and assigning the men, as in the other cases, to Colonel Brown for distribution ..."

By 1863 he was on recruiting service in Richmond, being listed in the City Directory: "Capt. J. A. Coke, Enrolling officer 3d Congressional District. Office, south side Bank street, near 12th. Office hours, 9 A. M. to 2 P. M."