Humphrey P. Bate

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Humphrey Pollock Bate

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Death: Died
Cause of death: Lighting a cigarette at night at Shiloh
Immediate Family:

Son of James Henry Bate and Amanda Patience Bate
Husband of Julia Anderson Bate
Father of William Tyree Bate; Elizabeth Patience Bate and Humphrey Bate
Brother of Gen. William B. Bate (CSA), Gov, US Senator; James Henry Bate, Jr.; Elizabeth Patience Tyree and William Brimage Bate

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About Humphrey P. Bate

Born 26 June 1828 and died at Shiloh 6 April 1862 after lighting a cigarette at night and being shot by the enemy.

http://tnportraits.org/bate-humphrey-pollack.htm

Col. Bate had a younger brother, Capt. Humphrey Bate, to whom he was very much attached. During a lull in the fighting at Shiloh the two brothers met and while they were conversing the colonel asked for a light for his cigar from the cigar which his brother was smoking, and he was in the act of lighting the cigar, Capt. Humphrey Bate received a mortal wound from the enemy and died in a few hours. Col. Bate was often seen with cigars in his mouth afterwards, but never lighted one as long as he lived.

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~we3sumneritesjblcsf/cwwmbbate.htm

Humphrey Pollock Bate born to parents , James Henry Bate and Amanda Patience (Weatherred) on June 26, 1828. He married Julia Anderson Tyree April 12, 1851. She was born August 29, 1830 and died January 6, 1876. Together, they had three children: Humphrey, Elizabeth Patience, and William Tyree. Humphrey became a casualty of the War Between the States. He was shot and killed on April 6, 1862 at the Battle of Shiloh

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Humphrey P. Bate's Timeline

1828
1828
1854
1854
Age 26
Sumner County, Tenn.
1858
1858
Age 30
1860
1860
Age 32
1862
1862
Age 34
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