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
Burial: Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette, LA
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
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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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.