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Re: John Coffee (fl. 1814)

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"The Harper Encyclopedia of Military biography. Trevor N. Dupuy, Curt Johnson & david L. Bongard. 1995 Castle Books.
pg. 180
Coffee, John (fl.1814). American general. Principal wars; War of 1812(1812-5); Creek War (1813-4)...battles...
Birth & early career unknown...close friend & associate of Andrew jackson...colonel of Tenn. militia (1813)...wounded...Emancipatipn Creek...(...1814),...battle of New Orleans (Jan. 8, 1815).
A resourceful & vigorous frontier soldier & Jackson's ablest subordinate. (by) Staff.
Sources;
Boom Aaron M., "John Coffee, Citizen Soldier" Tennessee Quarterly Vol. 23 (1963)...
Coffee, John, "Letters of General John Coffee to His wife, 1813-5" Tennessee Magazine. Vol. 2 (1916)" not my family
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