Norman F. Bates

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Norman F. Bates
Born (1839-11-06)November 6, 1839
Londonderry, Vermont
Died October 16, 1915(1915-10-16) (aged 75)
Place of burial Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Glendale, California
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861 - 1865
Rank Sergeant
Unit Company E, 4th Iowa Cavalry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

Norman Francis Bates (November 6, 1839 - October 16, 1915) was an American soldier. He got the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War. The Medal of Honor is the highest military award of the United States.

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Bates served in the American Civil War. He was in the 4th Iowa Cavalry for the Union Army. He got the Medal of Honor on June 17, 1865 for his actions at Columbus, Georgia.

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