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Edwin Mortimer Coates
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Edwin Mortimer Coates of New York
Appointed From Illinois, Lieutenant, 11th New York Infantry, 7 May 1861
Resigned 4 August 1861
Second Lieutenant, 2nd U. S. Cavalry, 5 August 1861
Transferred to 12th Infantry, 20 September 1861
First Lieutenant, 24 October 1861
Captain, 11 April 1865
Transferred to 30th U. S. Infantry, 21 September 1866
Transferred to 4th U. S. Infantry, 3 March 1869
Major, 19th Infantry, 14 July 1890
Lieutenant Colonel, 16th U. S. Infantry, 28 November 1892
Colonel, 7th U.S. Infantry, 23 July 1893
Brevetted Captain, 1 August 1864 for gallant service in the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia and during the campaign before Richmond, Virginia
Retired 29 January 1900
Promoted to Brigadier General On The Retired List
COATES, E M

BRIG GEN USA RTD
DATE OF DEATH: 09/13/1913
BURIED AT: SECTION C L O  SITE LOT 1171
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

COATES, MARGARET ANN C/O E M
DATE OF DEATH: 01/17/1899
BURIED AT: SECTION EAST  SITE 1171
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
UNKNOWN RELATIONSHIP TO VETERAN
E.M. COATES, BRIG GEN USA

COATES, ISAETTA S WIDOW OF EDWIN M
DATE OF DEATH: 12/18/1946
BURIED AT: SECTION EAST  SITE 1171
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF EM COATES, BRIG/GEN USA RETD

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Posted: 7 February 2009