James Gates(? - 1862)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Pennsylvania Reserves
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company F.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 and died at the Smoketown Hospital just north of the battlefield just short of a month afterward.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bates1, with details from Bull Runnings2.
Death Date: 10/16/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. I, pp. 774-775 [AotW citation 1410]
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