COATES, FRANCIS JEFFERSON - Saline County, Nebraska | FRANCIS JEFFERSON COATES - Nebraska Gravestone Photos

Francis Jefferson COATES

Dorchester Cemetery
Saline County,
Nebraska

Medal of Honor
Serg Co H
7 Wisc Inf
24 Aug 1843-27 Jan 1880
Wounded at South Mountain, Maryland survived to fight at Gettysburg. At Gettysburg 1 July 1863, he was wounded along the Chambersburg Road. Shot through the face, he was blinded in both eyes.
Son of William Coates & Cynthia Kain
Husband of Rachel Drew
Married 21 April 1867
Father of Francis, Henreitta, Alfarata, William & Eva

Contributed on 11/26/07 by dougvikki
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Record #: 41077

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Submitted: 11/26/07 • Approved: 7/1/15 • Last Updated: 7/4/15 • R41077-G0-S3

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