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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


Robert John Coffey

Organization: Company K, 4th Vermont Infantry

Entered Service: Montpelier, Vt.

Birth: Nova Scotia

Date Medal Issued: 13 May 1892

Date of Action: 4 May 1863.

Place of Action: Banks Ford, Va


Single-handedly captured 2 officers and 5 privates of the 8th Louisiana Regiment (C.S.A.).

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