Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company K, 4th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Banks Ford, Virginia on May 4, 1863. His citation reads "Single-handedly captured 2 officers and 5 privates of the 8th Louisiana Regiment (C.S.A.)". His Medal was issued on May 13, 1892.
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Demis Hattie Burnham Coffey