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Robert John Coffey
Birth: Dec. 15, 1842
Saint-John
Saint John County
New Brunswick, Canada
Death: Jul. 9, 1901
Montpelier
Washington County
Vermont, USA

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. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Demis H. Burnham Coffey (1848 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green Mount Cemetery
Montpelier
Washington County
Vermont, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 11, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22703
Robert John Coffey
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Robert John Coffey
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Robert John Coffey
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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Honoring your heroism and service for the preservation of the Union
- Wagon Master
 Added: Mar. 2, 2017

- deanna french
 Added: Dec. 22, 2016
Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Dec. 15, 2016
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