This was generously contributed by Wayne
Jerome Rogers, a descendant of Dr. Jerome Coe. Wayne would love
to hear from anyone who has more information on the family, and where he
Dr. Jerome H. Coe enlisted twice, first time at 18 years of age at Oswego, in 1861, as private, Company D, 81st Infrantry; returned because of typhoid, from Chickahominy(sp) campaign. He held the position of sergeant.
In 1863-64, he taught school in Oswego.
He later re-enlisted in 1864, Company K, 184th New York Infantry, again as a private, but mustered out as a 1st Leut. He held postions as Assistant Provost Marshal at City Point, Va. just before his discharge, and was Capt. Adjuantant (4 mos) of his regiment.
as a teacher in a Business College, and then bought a book
At the time of his death, at age 88, he was a State Medical Examiner. He was a member of the GAR, Senior Vice Commander of Root Post, and Honorary President of the Regimental Association in Syracuse. He was also a poet and historian.
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