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James Cannon Coffey

Birth
Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Death 27 Feb 1915 (aged 77)
Pensacola, Yancey County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Granite Falls, Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 91117758 · View Source
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James Cannon Coffey was the son of Rev. Reuben and Rachel (Hayes) Coffey.

He enlisted as a Private in Company E, 37th Infantry North Carolina Regiment on Nov. 20, 1861. He was present at the battles of Bull Run, Antietam, Gettysburg, The Wilderness Campaign and the fall of Richmond. He surrendered with his company on April 9, 1865 at Appomattox Court House in Virginia.

He was married to Sarah Evelyn Coffey. Together they raised six sons and four daughters.


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  • Created by: Robert Garms & Margaret Stier-Garms
  • Added: 1 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91117758
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Cannon Coffey (8 Jan 1838–27 Feb 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91117758, citing Mountain Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Granite Falls, Caldwell County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Robert Garms & Margaret Stier-Garms (contributor 46905852) .