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Sgt Thomas B Coffman
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Birth: 1841
Indiana, USA
Death: May 11, 1865
Virginia, USA

Civil War Veteran
Co I 15th Iowa Infantry - Sgt
Co D 30th Iowa Infantry
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From military records:
Enlisted July 16,1861 at age 19 in Co. C, 5th Iowa Infantry. He was rejected July 16,1861 by the mustering officer at Camp Warren, Burlington, Ia. for "disability".
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Coffman, Thomas B.
Age 21.
Residence Farmington,Ia
nativity Indiana.
Enlisted & mustered Feb. 8, 1862. into 15th Iowa
Promoted Sergeant June 18, 1862.
Discharged for disability June 30, 1862, Corinth, Miss.
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Enlisted Aug. 19, 1862. into Co D 30th Iowa
Mustered Aug. 31, 1862.
Killed by lightning May 11, 1865, Manchester, Va.
Buried in National Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
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Based on enlistment, his service with 15th Iowa included the infamous Battle of Shiloh (Apr 6-7, 1862) and the Siege of Corinth (Apr 29-May 30).
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Service with 30th Iowa included capture of Ft Hindman, Arkansas Post (Jan 11 1863), battle of Champion Hills,MS (May 17) assault and siege of Vicksburg(May 18-Jun 17), Black River (Aug 10-14),Cherokee Station,AL(Oct 21) battles of Chattanooga,Tn(Nov 23), Lookout Mt (Nov 24), Missionary Ridge (Nov 25, 1863), Claysville,AL(Apr 10 64) Resaca, Ga(May 13-16, 1864), Dallas, New Hope Church (May 25-Jun 5), Kennesaw Mt(Jun 10-Jul 2), Nickajack Creek(Jul 2-10), siege of Atlanta(Jul 22- Aug 20), Jonesboro(Sep 1 - 14), pursuit of Hood into Alabama(Oct), Sherman's March to the Sea(Nov-Dec 64), siege of Savannah(Dec 10-21),Flat Rock Creek,N.C (Feb 24 65), Cheraw S.C.(Mar 3-15), Bentonville N.C. (Mar 19-21) 
 
Note: Birth year based on age at enlistment
 
Burial:
Richmond National Cemetery
Richmond
Henrico County
Virginia, USA
Plot: , 1062
 
Maintained by: K L Bonnett
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3066924
Sgt Thomas B Coffman
Added by: George Seitz
 
Sgt Thomas B Coffman
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Added by: Rich Dohm
 
 
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- Unioneer
 Added: Dec. 18, 2007
REST IN PEACE
COFFMAN, T.B.
~MAY 11 1865~
CO D 30 IOWA INF
- Bev
 Added: Feb. 18, 2006
 
 
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