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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant AMES, ADELBERT, U.S. Army

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AMES, ADELBERT

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: 5th U.S. Artillery
Born: East Thomaston, Maine
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Rockland, Maine
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 06/22/1894
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Bull Run, Va., 21 July 1861
 
 


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Citation

Remained upon the field in command of a section of Griffin's Battery, directing its fire after being severely wounded and refusing to leave the field until too weak to sit upon the caisson where he had been placed by men of his command.