| 8th MO Infantry (US)
on bottom line of this marker at Vicksburg
Lt. Col. David Crockett Coleman led the 8th Missouri (US) Volunteer Infantry Regiment at many
Civil War battles. (Do not confuse him with the David Coleman who led the
Confederate 39th North Carolina Infanty Regiment.)
Coleman's name can be found as the commander of the 8th Missouri in
The order of battle for the Battle of Jackson, Mississippi
The order of battle for the Battle of Arkansas Post
The order of battle for the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou
The order of battle for the Siege of Vicksburg
The order of battle for the Battle of Chattanooga
As a participant in the Atlanta Campaign (scroll down to page 287).
He was wounded both at Arkansas Post and at Vicksburg.
David C. Coleman is buried in Calvary Cemetary, St. Louis, Missouri. Coleman's original Civil War pistol was offered for sale in the year 2002 for $9,5000.