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Pvt Richard Lyman Ames

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Pvt Richard Lyman Ames

  • Birth 4 Nov 1839 Waterford, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 11 Mar 1911 Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 88175396

Richard Lyman Ames was born 4 November 1839 in Waterford, New London Co., Connecticut to Benjamin Ames and Julia Daniels. He married Elizabeth L. Rand as her third husband.

Richard Ames was a Montville resident on 21 November 1861 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. D of the 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry; he was discharged 10 March 1862. He was a Hebron resident on 26 April 1863, when he was drafted into Co. B of the 6th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. Richard Ames was captured 20 May 1864, Bermuda Hundred, Virginia and imprisoned at Andersonville, Georgia. He was paroled December 1864 and discharged 21 August 1865.


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Gravesite Details The date of death on the headstone is March 13, 1911 but the Doolittle Funeral Home records indicates it was March 11.

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  • Created by: kewilson
  • Added: 7 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88175396
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Richard Lyman Ames (4 Nov 1839–11 Mar 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88175396, citing Indian Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by kewilson (contributor 46914563) .