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Bates, George D.


Age: 19, credited to Guildhall, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 1/18/62, m/i 2/18/62, Pvt, Co. K, 8th VT INF, pow, Vicksburg 9/4/62, prld 11/13/62, d/dis 11/15/62, Brashaer City, LA (diarrhoea)

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Birth: abt 1843, Concord, VT
Death: 11/15/1862

Burial: Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette, LA
Marker/Plot: 53-4224
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 32430459


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Harriet H., 3/24/1863; father John, 6/18/1889, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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)

Remarks: None


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Chalmette National Cemetery, LA

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At Algiers, La., of typhoid dysentery, Nov. 19, after being prisoners to the rebels and contracting their disease and receiving their hard usage, W.E. Chase, formerly of Lunenburg, and Geo. D. Bates, formerly of Guildhall, both members of Co. K, 8th Vt. regiment.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, Dec. 26, 1862
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.