COFFIN, AMORY, 1841-1916
From The Citadel Archives Guide
1 item (11 p.).
Citadel graduate 1862.
Describes firing on Star of the West and the Battle of Fort Sumter. One of his assignments as a cadet was to drill a company of Coast Guards on Mt. Pleasant on Fridays. During the Battle of Fort Sumter, he watched with Colonel John Branch from an observatory tower on Sullivan's Island.
Handwritten photocopy and typed transcription.
AF Civil War
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