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SGT Norman Francis Bates
Birth: Nov. 6, 1839
Windham County
Vermont, USA
Death: Oct. 16, 1915
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company E, 4th Iowa Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Columbus, Georgia on April 16, 1865. His citation simply reads "Capture of flag and bearer." His Medal was issued on June 17, 1865. His grave was unmarked for over 88 years but on May 22, 2004, this was rectified by his relatives. (bio by: Russ) 
Family links: 
  A. S. Bates (1817 - 1889)
  E. A. Bates (1825 - 1886)
  Almira Hatch Cummings Bates (1842 - 1914)*
  Eugene Sylvester Bates (1867 - 1940)*
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Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section D, Plot C Lot 23, Space 3
GPS (lat/lon): 34.12459, -118.25033
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Record added: Jan 22, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 19701
SGT Norman Francis Bates
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SGT Norman Francis Bates
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SGT Norman Francis Bates
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