★★★ Coleman, Thaddeus Charles

Thaddeus Charles Coleman

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Born: January 15, 1837

Birthplace: Weaverville, Buncombe County, North Carolina

Father: William Coleman 1785 – 1874
(Buried: Coleman Family Cemetery, Weaverville, North Carolina)​

Mother: Ann Evelyn Baird 1804 – 1886
(Buried: Coleman Family Cemetery, Weaverville, North Carolina)​

Wife: Mary Elizabeth Sloan 1841 – 1926
(Buried: Coleman Family Cemetery, Weaverville, North Carolina)​

Children:

Sara Lindsay Coleman Porter 1868 – 1959​
(Buried: Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, North Carolina)​
Evelyn Kambach Coleman 1875 – 1927​
(Buried: Rosemont Cemetery, Union, South Carolina)​

Education:

1856: Graduated from University of North Carolina​

Occupation before War:

1856 – 1857: Mathematics Tutor University of North Carolina​
Civil Engineer for the Western North Carolina Railroad​

Civil War Career:

1861: Lt. Of Company C, 10th​ North Carolina Infantry Regiment​
1862: Served with the Confederate Engineers in preparing defenses​
Lt. Colonel of 58th​ North Carolina Infantry Regiment​
1863: Served on Daniel Harvey Hill's Staff at Chickamauga​
Colonel of 58th​ North Carolina Infantry Regiment​
1865: Led one of the Charges during the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina​

Occupation after War:

Assistant Engineer of Charleston, Cleveland, and Cincinnati Railroad​
Assistant Engineer of Western North Carolina R.R. Blue Ridge Section​
Chief Engineer of Spartanburg – Asheville Railroad Line​
Writer of Poems​

Died: January 21, 1895

Place of Death: Weaverville, Buncombe County, North Carolina

Age at time of Death: 58 years old

Burial Place: Coleman Family Cemetery, Weaverville, North Carolina

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10th North Carolina was an artillery regiment (North Carolina had a system similar to Pennsylvania, where they'd get the regiment numbers for infantry, cavalry, and artillery all chronologically. For example, 9th North Carolina is 1st Cavalry.
 
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