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I am told that my great grandfather, Calvin Allen Coffey, was born in Grainger County, Tenn. The town of Rutledge is mentioned. His father was James Coffey. Calvin fought in the Civil War (59th Tenn Mounted Infantry), was captured at Vicksburg and paroled (later re-enlisted in violation of that parole). As far as I know, James died in Grainger County as did his wife Sarah (Sally) Fielding.
Any assistance would be appreciated.
Calvin (I believe) was born in Grainger County, Tenn., served with the 69th Tennessee during the Civil War. Was captured at Vicksburg and paroled (later re-joined). After the war, he moved to Indiana, married Josephine Simmonds. Was a school teacher and farmer. Children, Walter Castella Coffey, Joel Simmonds Coffey (b. 1885), and several others.
Any help is appreciated.
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