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Captain Thomas Coates COATES, CAPT. THOMAS C, a native of Limerick, Ireland, born March 8, 1805; came to this country in early manhood and finally settled in Bridgeport, Ct. He enlisted in the Fourth U. S. Artillery, Sept., 1833, and participated in operations in Alabama, and against the Seminole Indians. He was honorably discharged in Sept., 1836. In 1847, he enlisted in the Twenty-fourth regiment, N. Y. Volunteers, and served in the Mexican war, being wounded at the battle of Pueblo.

Subsequently, he was one of the organizers of the Montgomery Guards, Bridgeport, Ct., the company being among those disbanded by the Know Nothing administration in 1855. He enlisted in the Ninth regiment, C. V., Aug. 21, 1861, and was mustered as captain of Company D, Oct. 30, the same year. Before leaving for the front with the Ninth, he was presented a sword and sash by the ladies of Bridgeport. He resigned Oct. 15, 1862, and was honorably discharged. Capt. Coates died Feb. 15, 1887, much and deservedly regretted.


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