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Bates, John Coalter

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Born: 1842 AD
Died: 1919 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: General

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1842 - John Coalter Bates was born 26th of August in St. Charles County, Missouri.

 

Educated at Washington University of St. Louis.

 

1906 - Served as Chief of Staff of the United States Army.

 

         - He fought in the American Civil War with the U.S. 11th Infantry Regiment.

 

1892 - Served on the Indian Frontier and appointed as colonel of the Second United States Infantry.

 

1899 - Became the military Governor of Cienfuegos.

 

1900-1901 - Commanded the 1st Division, VIII Corps, conducted operations against insurgents in southern Luzon.

 

1901-1904 - Bates commanded a provisional division in maneuvers at Fort Riley.

 

1906 - Served as the chief of staff of the United States Army.

 

         - Promoted to lieutenant general and later retired from active service in April.

 

1919 - General Bates died in San Diego, California on 4th of February.

 

 

 


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