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Confederate (CSV)


John Coffee

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted when the Company was organized in Galveston County, TX, and mustered with them as Private, Company L, First Texas Infantry for Confederate service on 30 August 1861 near Manassas, VA. He was wounded at Eltham's Landing, VA on 7 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was exchanged and returned to duty, date not given. He was captured again about a year later at Chickamauga, GA, on 19 September 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Simpson.1


1   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 79  [AotW citation 21038]