Historical Rosters Database
John Thompson ColemanRoster ID 2677
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1866|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John T. Coleman, Class of 1866: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1845. Father- William Eratus Coleman; Mother- Jane Can Brown. Pat. Grandfather- Capt. Lindsay Coleman; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Taliaferro. Mat. Grandfather- Benjamin Brown; Mat. Grandmother- Sallie Lewis. No record of wife's name or children's names. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 30, 1862; Resigned July 4, 1863 because of academic deficiencies; Re-admitted Aug. 22, 1863, but had to repeat 4th Class (Freshman) year; Resigned again sometime before 1864. Military Record: No known service. Unofficial source indicates he was incapacitated for military service by an accident. Careers: Railroad contractor. Died- March 12, 1876.|