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Pvt John Milton Coburn

Pvt John Milton Coburn

Birth
Warren County, Ohio, USA
Death 7 Mar 1862 (aged 21–22)
Pea Ridge, Benton County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Lincolnville, Wabash County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 67934734 · View Source
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Son of John & Emilla (Wilson) Coburn; half-siblings - Samuel, Francis Marion, Esther, William, Alvin, Thomas, Azro, David and Charles.

Residence: Wabash County, Indiana. Enlisted as a Private on 5 September 1861 in Company F, 8th Infantry Regiment Indiana. Killed Company F, 8th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 7 March 1862 at Pea Ridge, Arkansas.

NEWS: The Weekly Intelligencer, Wabash (IN) - March 27, 1862
(extracted from a letter from the Rev. Sanford, Chaplain to the 8th Regiment) "John Coburn, who was also killed, was said to be a very excellent young man. He was a son of Mr. Milton Coburn who resides six miles south of town. Those who knew him say he was a very exemplary young man and much esteemed by his acquaintances."

NEWS: The Weekly Intelligencer, Wabash (IN) - April 3, 1862
(from letter dated March 12, 1862, from Fred "Put" Sayre to his father, Daniel Sayre; account of the Battle of Pea Ridge, Ark.: "As we were marching through the head of a little ravine at the head of which the rebels had a battery planted which they were playing on the boys with cannister and shell, and as we were crossing we were in full view of it - our company being the advance, they opened out on us. John Coburn was killed."


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  • Maintained by: v f
  • Originally Created by: Susan Neff, Ford & Neff Family Historian
  • Added: 5 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67934734
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John Milton Coburn (1840–7 Mar 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67934734, citing Center Grove Cemetery, Lincolnville, Wabash County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by v f (contributor 46924171) .