Uriah Bates b about 1828 Letcher Co KY d 12 May 1862; of Measles at Camp Wilson, Gate City, VA; at the age of 33; buried Gate City VA on a farm; (There are 14 graves marked with memorial markers where he is buried); s/o John Wallis Bates and Sarah Walthrop. Uriah Batres m. 14 Oct 1849 Letcher Co KY to Lettisha "Lettie" Adams; d/o Benjamin Adams and Nancy Holbrook. Uriah Bates enlisted in the Confederate Army on 1 Nov 1861 near Pound Gap, VA. He was a Private in Co. F, 5th Kentucky Infantry. He was listed on the 30 Apr 1862 roll as sick and in the hospital. (Source). (1850 Letcher Co KY Census and 1860 Letcher Co KY Census). Children of Uriah Bates and Lettisha Lettie Adams;
1. Mary Jane Bates b 25 Mar 1853 d 31 Dec 1937 never married.
2. William Babe Bates b May 1859 never married.