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Elias Washburn Adams
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1836
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 1924
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Civil War Veteran
Private, Co. F, 18th Massachusetts Infantry

The son of John H. and Lydia (Washburn) Adams.

Husband of Isabella Maria Banks, who he married at Dorchester, MA on Aug. 9, 1854. They were the parents of William, B. born July 29, 1855; Sarah Carroline Bannister, born Feb. 15, 1857; John Francis, born Sept. 18, 1858; and Elias Washburn, born Jan. 27, 1860.

Elias was a 26 year-old Carpenter from Duxbury, MA, when he enlisted at Dedham, MA on April 19, 1861 and was mustered into the 18th Mass. Infantry on August 24, 1861 as a Private in Co. F. Wounded in the left eye at Second Bull Run on August 30, 1862, he was taken as a Prisoner of War, but paroled at Groveton Battlefield on Sept. 2, 1862. He was subsequently discharged due to his wounds at Ebenezer Hospital, Washington, DC on Sept. 18, 1862.

Following his military service he was employed in cotton mills. He died at the Soldier's Home in Chelsea, MA.
Family links: 
  John Holbrook Adams (1808 - 1875)
  Lydia Allen Adams (1801 - 1887)
  Isabella M Banks Adams (1823 - 1901)*
  Allen Jerome Washburn (1817 - 1865)**
  Lucy J Washburn Fisher (1822 - 1912)**
  Elias Washburn Adams (1836 - 1924)
*Calculated relationship
Milton Cemetery
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Lot 385, Grave 9
Created by: Donald Thompson
Record added: Aug 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95963299
Elias Washburn Adams
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Elias Washburn Adams
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