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James Bolles Coit
Brigadier General, Untied States Army
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James Bolles Coit of Connecticut
Appointed from Connecticut, Private CompanyA, and Sergeant and Sergeant Major, 2nd Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, 16 April to 5 August 1861
First Lieutenant, 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, 20 August 1862
Captain, 1 May 1863
Major, 11 October 1863
Breveted Lieutenant Colonel of Volunteers, 13 March 1865, for gallant and meritorious service in the battle of Antietam, Maryland
Breveted Colonel of U. S. Volunteers, 13 March 1865, for gallant and meritorious service at the battle of Gettysburg
Breveted Brigadier General of U. S. Volunteers, 13 March 1865 for gallant and meritorious service at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia
Resigned 6 September 1864
Died 8 November 1891
COIT, JAMES B

MAJOR AND BVT BRIG GEN 14 CONN INF CIV WAR
DATE OF DEATH: 12/08/1894
BURIED AT:   SITE 665 WS
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 23 July 2005