Private, 2nd Dragoons in the Army of Occupation in Texas. Mortally wounded at the Battle of Resaca de la Palma
Suggested edit: *BATES, George; enlisted: October 9, 1839, Philadelphia, by Lieut. Blake; born: Bamberg, Germany; age: 28 yrs; occupation: baker; blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; discharged: October 9, 1844, Fort Jesup, Louisiana, expiration of service; rank: private; [re-enlisted January 19, 1845].
*BATES, George; 2nd enlistment: January 19, 1845, Fort Jesup, by Lieut. Sibley; born: Germany; age: 33 yrs; occupation: soldier; blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’5”; Company E, 2d Dragoons; died May 9, 1846, Resaca de la Palma, killed in action; rank: private.
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