Norman Francis Bates (1839 - 1915)

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Birthplace: Derry, Vermont, USA
Death: Died
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Norman Francis Bates

"Norman Francis Bates" (Nov. 6, 1839-Oct. 16, 1915) Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company E, 4th Iowa Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the MOH for his bravery at Columbus, Georgia on April 16, 1865. His grave was unmarked for over 88 years but on May 22, 2004, this was rectified by his relatives.

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor



Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company E, 4th lowa Cavalry. Place and Date: At Columbus, Ga., 16 April 1865. Birth: Vermont. Date of Issue: 17 June 1865.


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Norman F. Bates, Medal of Honor's Timeline

November 6, 1839
Derry, Vermont, USA
October 16, 1915
Age 75
Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA