Gates, Solomon S.
Age: 31, credited to Wilmington, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/17/61, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. I, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/22/64
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Birth: 1822, Gardner, MA
Burial: Intervale Cemetery, Wilmington, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau
Findagrave Memorial #: 83827614
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 8/11/1890, VT, not approved; widow Harriet S., 3/2/1891, VT, not approved
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
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Intervale Cemetery, Wilmington, VT
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Deerfield Valley Times (Wilmington)
January 9, 1891
Solomon Gates, another old resident of this town passed away on Thursday Jan. 2nd at the age of seventy years. He was an old soldier and served in Co. I, 8th Vt. in the war. He had been for many years a resident of this town and married Mrs. Harriet Sparks who survives him. The funeral was held from the house Sunday, Rev. F.
B. Hyde officiating. The burial was in the Cutting cemetery.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.
8th Vermont Infantry Regimental History