New York, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 5, 1864|
Ambrose first enlisted in Company D, 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry for the Regimental Band on 25 May, 1861. He was discharged from the 2nd Wisconsin on November 30th, 1861 for unspecified reasons. Prior to the war, Ambrose was a music teacher in Janesville.
He later enlisted on 20 August 1862 in the 12th Indepenent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery. Private Ames died of disease on February 5th, 1864 in Port Hospital in Huntsville, AL. A cenotaph exists for him in Oak Hill Cemetery, Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin in Section 99. It is Find A Grave Memorial#11343518.
He was the son of Aaron Ames from Oneida County, NY, and Harriet (Culver) Ames from New Haven, Connecticut. His mother may also be buried in Oak Hill. She died in Janesville in 1867. Ambrose's father is buried in Reed City, Michigan, where he died in 1879. He had five younger siblings, two of which, William and Harietta, died when four and five years of age, respectively.
Private, Union Army
Chattanooga National Cemetery
Plot: L, 0, 9456
Maintained by: SSG Richard L. Smallwoo...
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 278924