Civil War Records of Franklin Gates


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
  15th MLA Private; enl. and must. Jan. 5, 1864 must. out Aug. 4, 1865 Stow farmer age 36
MASSCW, 5:537

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
  15th MLA Nov. 25, 1887 Widow 363 885 261 993 Mass. Hannah M. Gates

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  4 pages  (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic

Isaac Davis Post No. 138, Acton, Massachusetts (Sargent, Grand Army of the Republic, p. 425.)


Date December 1, 1886
Place Stow, Mass.
Age 59

Nervous prostration

(source: pension file)

Survived by Hannah M. Gates

Additional Information

Born May 18, 1827 in Stow, Mass. to Joel and Eunice (Piper) Gates (“Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850,”


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