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Federal (USV)


Lorenzo Gates

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Branch County. Enlisted in Company K, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 5, 1861, at Burr Oak, for 3 years, age 19.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Died 25 September 1862 of wounds received in action at Antietam.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1. Cemetery records state his death date as 20 October 1862.




09/25/1862; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 39 - 46  [AotW citation 12052]