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 Robert John Coffey

Robert John Coffey

Birth
Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada
Death 9 Jul 1901 (aged 58)
Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Burial Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 22703 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 11 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22703
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert John Coffey (15 Dec 1842–9 Jul 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22703, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .