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John Alexander Coan (1805)

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John Alexander Coan
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
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On November 30, 2011 at 17:12GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

Name Coan on census sometimes erroneous,due to phoenetic interpretation by census taker.

coan,Cohen ,Cone ,Coon [ pronounced the same]

On November 30, 2011 at 17:10GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

4/16/1862 -Loachapoka Al [38 YO]

enlists in Co F 34th Ala Inf. Reg. heavy losses @ Murphreesboro Tn heaqvy losses @Chicamauga ; mamy catured @ Missionary Ridge" " The 100 Days War": Heavy losses @ Atlanta:Almost depleted @ Nashville and Bentonville. Remaining troops,About 100 of the original 1000 ,,surrender @ High Point NC.

On July 19, 2011 at 17:18GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

buried :Pentecost Cemetary,Tallapoosa Al

On July 14, 2011 at 16:55GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

CSA-34th Ala Inf Regiment org.@ Laochapoka Al 4/1862.>Tupelo>Army of Tenn>Murphreesboro>Missionary Ridge>Atlanta.Ezra Church >nearly annihil @ Nashville.Surrender -4/26/1865.Home,poor condition;Died shortly after the war.

On June 1, 2011 at 19:17GMT Tom Knowles wrote:

search needed

1860 census spelled Cohen,John A. 1827NC wife & children match

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