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The following are stories/information/photographs/family connections about some of the men of the Ninth.

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Capt Thomas Coates

Capt. Thomas C. Coates
A native of Limerick, Ireland, he was born March 8, 1805 and came to this country early in his life and settled in Bridgeport. In 1833 he enlisted in the Fourth U. S. Artillery and participated in operations in Georgia against the Seminole Indians. In 1847 he enlisted again in the Twenty-fourth regiment, New York Volunteers, and served in the Mexican War being wounded at the battle of Pueblo. Subsequently, he was one of the organizers of the Montgomery Guards, Bridgeport, CT and enlisted in the Ninth Regiment in August of 1861. Capt. Coates died Feb. 15, 1887.

 
Pvt Albert Andrews
Cpl Michael Coen
Lt John Curtis
Capt Thomas Coates
Lt Col Richard FitzGibbon
Capt Patrick Garvey
Lt William Gleeson
Capt James Graham
Lt Col John G Healy
Capt James Hennessey
Lt. Joseph Lawlor
Pvt John Marlow
Capt Michael McCarten
Sgt James T. Mullen
Capt Lawrence O'Brien
Lt William O'Keefe
Sgt Phillip Reilley
Lt Christian Streit

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