ELEXIOUS COLEMAN, Sgt., Co. H
ENLISTED: 10 December, 1862, Peach Orchard, Lawrence County, KY.
MILITARY DATA: Treated by Dr. Yates of Louisa for measles at Louisa; frostbitten feet, suffered from exposure during march from Turman’s Ferry, got a fever at Catlettsburg then sent to hospital at Ashland. Testimony of Andrew Baker, “The night of 9 Jan, ’64, we retreated from Turman’s Ferry, we were terribly exposed to the cold . . .” Disability: rheumatism, heart disease, frostbitten feet at Saltville raid in Winter of ’64. Treated at the hospital at Ashland.
MUSTERED OUT: 15 Sept., 1865, Louisville, KY.
FAMILY DATA: Born 1839; son of Daniel (brother of Denny Coleman) and Mary Evans Coleman; Wife: Elizabeth Ann Smith; married 6 January, 1860, in Pike Co., KY; Children - Wilburn, Mary P. Blankenship, Rachel Hunt, William N., Isaac, Jasper, Anthony, Thompson, James, Nancy, S.D.
RESIDENCE: Pike Co., KY; Buchanan Co., VA; Green Briar Co., W. VA; September 25, 1893, to Lewis Co., WA, lived at Vern and Kosmos, WA.
DEATH: 30 October, 1912, at home in Kosmos, Lewis Co., Washington. Buried at the Riffe Cemetery also known as Doss Cemetery.