Age: 19, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: 4th US ARTY?; enl 1/13/64, m/i 3/1/64, Pvt, Co. B, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 1845, County Limerick, Ireland
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Death date/location
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: VT
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Remarks: Died at Bennington Soldiers Home.
WPA Graves Registration Card indicates burial in plot C-154. However, the stone which appears in this plot is for a Patrick Coffey who served in the 4th Regt. US Artillery post Civil War. At this time, we are unable to confirm burial of the Civil War soldier in this plot.
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St. Joseph's Cemetery, Burlington, VT
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Source: St. Albans Daily Messenger
May 14, 1914
Patrick Coffey, of Burlington, died at the Vermont soldiers' Home at Bennington May 5. He had been ill for about a week and was in the hospital with some difficulty with one foot which resulted in his death. Mr. Coffey enlisted in Company B, 17th Vt. Regt., and was mustered out with his regiment July 14, 1865. He served in all the battles of his regiment which, though the last of the Vermont regiments, saw most severe service.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.