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 James W. Gates

James W. Gates

Birth
Missouri, USA
Death 29 Oct 1864 (aged 20–21)
Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 20, Grave 4610
Memorial ID 19381 · View Source
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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.


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  • Maintained by: Charles Walthall
  • Added: 5 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19381
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James W. Gates (1843–29 Oct 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19381, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Charles Walthall (contributor 47322951) .