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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
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".
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.
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.
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).
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
Richmond National Cemetery
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
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Sgt Thomas B Coffman
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Sgt Thomas B Coffman
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Thank you for your military service.
- Ron Stewart
 Added: Sep. 14, 2015

- Unioneer
 Added: Dec. 18, 2007
~MAY 11 1865~
- Bev
 Added: Feb. 18, 2006

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