GRANVILLE YATES, Company "G"
Granville Yates was the son of Elijah W. Yates and his wife, Mildred Ann Rigsby.
Elijah W. Yates, and sons, Elijah M. and Granville, enlisted at Ceredo, (W) Virginia 14 Aug 1861, to serve for 3 years.
The father, Elijah W. Yates, was forty-one when he enlisted. He was discharged on a surgeon's certificate of disability 23 June 1862.
Granville was captured at Guyandotte, Virgnia 10 Nov 1861, and he died a POW at Richmond 25 Dec 1861.
Elijah M. was taken prisoner at Warrenton, Virginia 1 Mar 1863, and was released 31 Aug 1863. (Therefore, he was not at Gettysburg.)