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Bates, Lewis B.
Age: 22, credited to Bethel, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/23/63, m/i 1/2/64, Pvt, Co. E, 8th VT INF, m/o 5/13/65
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Birth: 1841, Bethel, VT
Burial: Abbott Cemetery, Stockbridge, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Bob Hackett
Findagrave Memorial #: 57663563
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/20/1886, not approved
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Abbott Cemetery, Stockbridge, VT
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Lewis B. Bates, aged about 83, died at the Waterbury State hospital Monday morning, Sept. 3, where he had been taken from Randolph sanatorium two months before. Burial will be Thursday in Mt. Pleasant cemetery, Gaysville. Mr. Bates was born in Bethel about 1837 and lived on the place on the north road to Gaysville now occupied by Will Parsons. At times Mr. Bates drove a stage. He enlisted, Dec 23, 1863, in the 8th Vermont Regiment, mustered in Jan. 2, 1864 and mustered out May 13, 1865. He has lived most of his life in Bethel or in this vicinity.
Source: Herald and News, September 6, 1923
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.