COLEMAN, JOHN P ESQUIRE VETERAN - Franklin County, Missouri | JOHN P ESQUIRE VETERAN COLEMAN - Missouri Gravestone Photos

John P Esquire Veteran COLEMAN

Wildey AKA Wildey Odd Fellows Cemetery
Franklin County,

Sep. 7, 1827 Canonsburg. Washington Pennsylvania
May 10, 1878 Washington, Franklin, Missouri
Parents: James Coleman, Jean "Jane" Baxter
Spouse: Elizabeth "Lizzie" S Gale
Marriage: 28 Sep 1857 Missouri
Mexican-American War Vet
Company H
Indiana Infantry
Commissioned as First Lieutenant Adjutant F & S 30th Missouri Infantry
Commissioned as Major 6th US Colored Artillery then promoted to Lieutenant Colonel

Shot by Thomas P. Diggs, Editor of the Franklin County Missouri Observer, in the John Boland Hotel Saloon. This fueled a big Temperance movement against drinking lead by Francis Murphy, an Evangelist from Maine. Diggs was later acquitted.

Photo(s) Contributed by David M Habben

Contributed on 3/31/15 by tslundberg
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Submitted: 3/31/15 • Approved: 3/31/15 • Last Updated: 4/2/18 • R767450-G0-S3

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