Hiram W. Coppernall
Courtesy of the Estate of Elizabeth Bramhall Johnson (born 1911, died
Recently Donated to the Schoff Civil War Collection, William L.
Clements Library, University of Michigan
On January 5, 1864, Hiram W.
Coppernall enlisted at the age of 18 in Company H of the 24th NY
Cavalry, joining at Rochester, New York. He mustered in as a
Corporal and rose to the rank of Commissary Sergeant.