Age: 31, credited to Essex, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: drafted - enl 7/14/63, m/i 7/17/63, PVT, Co. B, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Burksville Station, 4/1/6 (gsw), dis/dsb 5/31/65, Baxter Genl Hosp, Burlington, VT (initially listed as deserted)
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Birth: 1830, Essex, VT
Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Essex, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 71703725
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 4/2/1878; widow Zilpha , 6/4/1894, VT
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: See attached extracts from CMSR.
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Mountain View Cemetery, Essex, VT
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George Bates of Lost Nation died Monday morning of pneumonia. Mr. Bates was in the village Thursday. He leaves a wife and one son, who lives in Michigan. Mr. Bates was a G.A.R. man and belonged to the post of this place. Mrs. Bates has the sympathy of all.
Source: Burlington Clipper, March 2, 1894
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.