General Horatio Lloyd Gates, R. S.

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Horatio Lloyd Gates, General, R. S.

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Maldon, Essex, UK
Death: April 10, 1806 (78)
New York, New York, NY, USA
Place of Burial: Trinity Church's graveyard
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Gates and Dorothea Reeve / Gates
Husband of Elizabeth Gates and Mary Gates
Father of Robert Gates

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About General Horatio Lloyd Gates, R. S.

Horatio Gates:

He is a patriot, but he cannot be used for membership in DAR, as his only known child died young.

Horatio Lloyd Gates (July 26, 1727 – April 10, 1806) was a retired British soldier who served as an American general during the Revolutionary War. He took credit for the American victory in the Battles of Saratoga (1777) – a matter of contemporary and historical controversy – and was blamed for the defeat at the Battle of Camden in 1780. Gates has been described as "one of the Revolution's most controversial military figures" because of his role in the Conway Cabal, which attempted to discredit and replace George Washington; the battle at Saratoga; and his actions during and after his defeat at Camden.

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General Horatio Lloyd Gates, R. S.'s Timeline

July 26, 1727
Maldon, Essex, UK
April 30, 1728
Age 30
April 10, 1806
Age 78
New York, New York, NY, USA
Trinity Church's graveyard