Friday, April 26, 2013

Perry Bates, ( Colored )

Perry Bates

Birth: Unknown.
Death: Unknown.
Burial: Mount Olive Cemetery, Bogue, Graham County, Kansas.

Perry Bates came to Graham county in 1888, and settled in section 36, of Graham township of Graham county.  He was a Farmer and Stock Raiser.  He got his supplies from Hill City, which was about 3 miles south of the farm.

Civil War Service.
68th., United States Colored Infantry.
Organized March 11, 1864, from 4th. Missouri Colored Infantry.
Perry Bates, Enlisted in Co. B., 68TH., U. S. Colored infantry, as a Private February 15, 1864, Age 26, Mustered in March 8, 1864.  Mustered out February 5, 1866, as Sergeant.
Authors note.  As you can see by his mustered date he started out in the Missouri 4th., Colored Infantry.

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