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William Ames

  • Birth 15 May 1842 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Death 8 Mar 1914 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Burial Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Plot Group 42, Lot 2
  • Memorial ID 7339437

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served in the Civil War first as a Captain in the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry, then as Lieutenant Colonel of the 3rd Rhode Island Heavy Artillery. Towards the end of the war he served as Chief of Artillery on the staff of Major General Quincy A. Gillmore. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "meritorious services during the war".

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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 8 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7339437
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Ames (15 May 1842–8 Mar 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7339437, citing Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .