F. W. Gates

Company K, 115th Illinois Volunteer Infantry

Source: History of 115th Reg ILL Vol. Infantry
By: Isaac Henry Clay Royse
2nd Lt. Co. E
Published 1900 Windsor & Kenfield Pub. Co. Chicago
Library # 973.7473R892
Terre Haute, IN. July 1900

Sgt. Frank W. Gates, who was a private, corporal, and later orderly sergeant of Company K, was a native of Kentucky, of German and English descent, and came with his parents to Illinois in 1855. In 1862 he left a young wife to enter the service of his country, and after three years of service, returned to his home to engage in farming. He has held several offices of trust, and is a leading member of the Grand Army of the Republic. He resides near Girard, Ill.

Submitted by: William L. Baran

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