Frank Coleman, Co. D, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves

The Daily Notes (Canonsburg, Pennsylvania), November 9, 1901, pg. 1.

Frank Coleman

Frank Coleman, a well-known citizen of South Canonsburg, where he was born and had lived all his life, died suddenly at 9 o’clock Friday evening, November 8th in the 59th year of his age. Heart disease was the cause of death. Deceased had not been well for four weeks past, but serious complications were not anticipated, and his death was quite a shock to his friends. Mr. Coleman was a good citizen and had many friends in the community. For many years he worked at the carpenter trade. He was born at the old Coleman homestead in South Canonsburg, and at the outbreak of the rebellion entered Company D, Tenth regiment. P. R. C., and served through the war. He was lieutenant in his company during his enlistment. Mr. Coleman was one of six brothers who served in the war, three of whom are now dead. The surviving brothers are; Gen. D.C, Coleman, St. Louis, Mo; Joseph C. Coleman, Columbus, O., and the twin brother of the deceased, Addison A. Coleman of South Canonsburg. 

The funeral services will be conducted by the Paxton post, No. 126, G.A.R., of which deceased was a member and will be held in the First Presbyterian church at 3 o’clock Sabbath. Interment in Oak Spring cemetery.

Frank Coleman (1840-1901) – Find a Grave Memorial

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Brendon is a history buff who loves American History, especially the American Civil War. He is also a direct descendant of William H. Wagner of the 10th Pennsylvania Reserves. Member of the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves Co. A (Reenacting Unit). Creator of The Blue & Gray Historian on Instagram and Facebook. He is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.