John A. Coughran(1826 - 1903)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Reedsburg, he enlisted in Company A, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861 as Sergeant. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 25 October 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 23 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He resigned on 3 December 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1. Life dates from family genealogists.
More on the Web:
See a fine post-war photograph of him on Flickr from the Reedsburg Public Library.
Death Date: 04/14/1903 Death Place: CA Burial Place: Mount Hope Cemetery, San Diego, CA
1 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 494 - 497 [AotW citation 10258]
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