|This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor|
Norman Francis Bates
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Co. E, 4th Iowa Cavalry.
Place and date: Columbus, Ga., 16 Apr 1865
Entered service at: Malcolm, IA.
Born:6 Nov 1839, Derby Center, Vermont.
Date of Issue: 17 Jul 1865.
Died: 16 Oct 1915.
Buried: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Glendale, CA
Citation: Capture of flag and bearer.
NARA File Number: R&P 493702.