|Birth: ||Jul. 11, 1842|
|Death: ||Oct. 26, 1869|
Son of Elam Waldo Ainsworth (1811-1864) and Candace Allen (1800-1861).
At the time of his enlistment, Samuel gave his occupation as gunsmith.
On 17 Sep 1862 his brother, Henry W. Ainsworth, died at The Battle of Antietam, killed in action, unmarried at age 24.
After Henry's death in the 15th Massachusetts Regiment, Samuel joined the Sharpshooters.
On 10 Nov 1862 Samuel Adelbert Ainsworth mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters. He was 20 years, 3 months and 30 days old.
On 18 Feb 1863 Samuel ended military service with the 1st Massachusetts Sharpshooters being discharged for disability.
Starting 25 Sep 1863, Samuel also served in the 51st Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company E.
Samuel died on 26 Oct 1869 at Millbury, unmarried, of consumption and was buried not far from his brother's memorial. He was 27 years, 3 months and 15 days old.
Millbury Central Cemetery
Created by: DaurRegt
Record added: Jul 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94209369
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