First Lieut. Charles B. Gatewood
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First Lieut. Charles B. Gatewood

First Lieutenant Charles Bare Gatewood (April 5, 1853 – May 20, 1896) was an American soldier born in Woodstock, Virginia. He served in the United States Army in the 6th Cavalry after graduating from West Point. Upon assignment to the American Southwest, Gatewood led platoons of Apache and Navajo scouts against renegades during the Apache Wars. In 1886 he played a key role in ending the Geronimo Campaign by persuading Geronimo to surrender to the army. (per http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_B._Gatewood#cite_note-1)

Area: Northeast / Ft. Bliss

Source: El Paso County Historical Society

Reference ID: 013-1983-055-3

Uploaded by: El Paso Museum of History

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