Pvt. Co. E, 8th VT Vols.
Deerfield Valley Times (Wilmington)
January 9, 1891
Solomon Gates, another old resident of this town passed away on Thursday Jan. 2nd at the age of seventy years. He was an old soldier and served in Co. I, 8th Vt. in the war. He had been for many years a resident of this town and married Mrs. Harriet Sparks who survives him. The funeral was held from the house Sunday, Rev. F.B. Hyde officiating. The burial was in the Cutting cemetery.