George Leffingwell Reed, ed., Alumni Record: Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA: Dickinson College, 1905), 134.
Coxe, John Redman
---Born October 6, 1829, in Philadelphia, Pa.; p., Edward J and Mary L. (Clapier) Coxe; prep., James Cronell's School, West Chester, Pa.; entered 1845; Harvard Law School 1849, and graduated 1851; A. B. and A. M., Dickinson; real estate; issuing commissary of subsistence, headquarters army of the Potomac; captain, August 28, 1862, serving under Generals McClellan, Burnside, Hooker and Meade, commissary general, national guard of Pennsylvania, with rank of brigadier general, 1877-79; U. P. society; married December 23, 1863 to Catharine Cliffton Bridges of Philadelphia; child, Mary Louisa. Address, 1314 Pine Street, Philadelphia, Pa.