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Confederate (CSV)


Merritt J. Coker

(c. 1826 - ?)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company D, 16th Georgia Infantry on 29 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action and permanently disabled on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. May also be spelled "Corker".


c. 1826 in GA


Date not known


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12200]