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Horatio Gates

Horatio Gates, by Charles Wilson Peale, 1782, in the Independence Hall Collection, Philadelphia, PA


Nelson, Paul David. General Horatio Gates: A Biography. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1976.

Patterson, Samuel White. Horatio Gates Defender of American Liberties. First. New York: Columbia University Press, 1941.

Memoirs and Papers

Horatio Gates papers, MS240, New York Historical Society.

Horatio Gates papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library.

Saltzman, Martin and Dege, Barbara.  The Horatio Gates Papers:  A Guide to the Microfilm Edition. Sanford, South Carolina:  Microfilming Corporation of America, 1979.


Horatio Gates at Saratoga by James Peale, located in the Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD


Horatio Gates by Gilbert Stuart at the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art

Grave Memorial

Daughters of the American Revolution Grave site marker for Horatio Gates in the southern section of the Trinity Church graveyard in lower Manhatten, New York City

For information on the history of the 2012 grave marker click.

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