April 14, 1848, Lynchburg, Virginia.

December 29, 1933, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Oak Hill Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Indiana.

After serving in the American Civil war, Coppage moved to Fountain County, Indiana, in 1875. He taught school in Hillsboro and Ladoga, and finally settled in Crawfordsville. He opened a law office and was a practicing attorney for many years. He often spent winters in Florida.

Coppage was familiar with ecclesiastical law and wrote books on the topic. His other works include:

  1. In the Great Beyond

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