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James W. Gates
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Birth: unknown
Death: Oct. 29, 1864

Company M, C.S.A., 3 Missouri Cavalry. Gates was one of six Confederate POW's executed by the Union Army to avenge the death of Major James Wilson. Wilson and his 6 man patrol were turned over to Major Timothy Reeves' about Oct.3 near the battle of Pilot Knob. Wilson and his men were found a few days later. The Confederate soldiers executed in retaliation for the death of Major Wilson were Pvt's. H.H. Blackburn, John Nicholds, George Bunch, Asa Ladd, G.W. Mineckin and James Gates.

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 20, Grave 4610
Maintained by: Charles Walthall
Record added: Jan 05, 2001
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James W. Gates
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James W. Gates
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Rest in eternal peace.
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