Tag Archives: Benjamin J. Coffin

Chautauqua County Represented at Battle of Gettysburg

2013 marks the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863). To commemorate the anniversary of what many consider the most important battle to ever take place in the Western Hemisphere, we spent July 1 through July 3 … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Jan 1863 to Feb 1863

The past few months we have been featuring an ongoing project on our Faceook Page, entitled “A Day in the Life.” The project involves sharing the diary entries of Benjamin J. “B. J.” Coffin, a Sherman resident who served as … Continue reading

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Historical Society to Present “Day in the Life” Series on Facebook in 2013

Project to focus on 1863 Civil War Diary of Capt. B. J. Coffin of the 9th NY Cavalry Starting the week of Jan. 13, 2013, the Chautauqua County Historical Society will feature diary entries from Capt. Benjamin “B. J.” J. … Continue reading

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