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John Nicholas Coyne, American soldier. Served in 7th regiment N.G.S.N.Y., April-June 1861, in response to Lincoln’s first call for troops.

Background

Coyne, John Nicholas was born on November 14, 1839 in New York, United States. Son of John Nicholas and Hannah Anne (Park) Coyne.

Education

Educated schools and academics New York and Canada.

Career

Served in 7th regiment N.G.S.N.Y., April-June 1861, in response to Lincoln’s first call for troops. Then private to captain 70th New York vols. until July 1, 1864, then as captain, Hancock’s Veterinary Corps to end of war. Bvtd. major and lieutenant colonel for gallantry at Williamsburg, Fair Oaks and Bristoe Station, Virginia, and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery and capture of Confederate flag at Williamsburg, Virginia. Wounded at Fair Oaks and Gettysburg. Now chief clerk disbursing department New York Custom House.

Author: History of the Third Army Corps. History of the Excelsior Brigade. Home: East Orange, New Jersey.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: History of the Third Army Corps. History of the Excelsior Brigade.

Membership

Served in 7th regiment N.G.S.N.Y., April-June 1861, in response to Lincoln’s first call for troops.

Connections

Married Pauline M. Hemingway, June 6, 1894.

father:
John Nicholas Coyne

mother:
Hannah Anne (Park) Coyne

spouse:
Pauline M. Hemingway