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Bates, John Coalter

Born: 1842 AD
Died: 1919 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: General

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.