Bates, George

Rank: Private

Unit: E Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: January 19, 1845 in Fort Jesup, Louisiana. He was 33.

Occupation prior to enlistment: Soldier

Campaign: Mexican American War

Died: 9 May 1846

Age at death: 33

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Resaca De La Palma, Texas,

Place of interment: Palo Alto Battlefield in Brownsville, Texas