John Henry Coffman

The Liberty Hall Volunteers dedicated the stone of John Henry Coffman.  Their flag read, "For Altar and Hearth."John Henry Coffman John Henry Coffman was born in Botetourt County, Virginia.  When the war started, he enlisted in Co I, 4th Va Regiment.  He was a member of the Liberty Hall Volunteers, a unit attached to the Stonewall Brigade.  He was badly wounded at Cedar Creek and sent home.  He rejoined his regiment in the spring of 1865 and fought in a heavy engagement just before Petersburg.  He was captured and sent to Lookout where he remained until the end of the war.  He moved his family to Indiana in 1877 and prospered in the lumber business.  He died in 1904 and is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery.

The Liberty Hall Volunteers honor John Henry Coffman

The Liberty Hall Volunteers honor John Henry Coffman

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