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Lieut Fleming Bates
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1834
Death: Aug. 8, 1871

Fleming was the son of Edward Bates, the Attorney General for Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. When the Lincoln government invaded Missouri in 1861, Bates' son Fleming joined the Confederate Army and resisted the overthrow of the state government. In the spring of 1862 Fleming enlisted in Captain Von Phul's Company of Missouri Light Artillery C.S.A. He was shortly thereafter elected lieutenant of the company. In March of 1863 he was stationed in Little Rock, Arkansas and afterward served under General Sterling Price in the Trans-Mississippi Department. After the war Fleming returned to St. Louis. His forgiving father died with his son by his side. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward Bates (1793 - 1869)
  Julia Davenport Coalter Bates (1807 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Nannie Wilson Bates (1835 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joshua Barton Bates (1824 - 1892)*
  Nancy Coalter Bates (1827 - 1872)*
  Fleming Bates (1834 - 1871)
  John Coalter Bates (1842 - 1919)*
  Charles Woodson Bates (1844 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bellefontaine Cemetery
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Block 223 Lot 1315
 
Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Mar 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8508458
Lieut Fleming Bates
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
Lieut Fleming Bates
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