Age: 18, credited to Shoreham, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/2/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. B, 11th VT INF, dsrtd 10/16/64, rtnd 2/28/65, m/o 6/24/65
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Birth: abt 1844, Burlington, VT
Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 68684964
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/26/1880; widow Adelia, 8/12/1901, VT
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career
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St. Marys Cemetery, Brandon, VT
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SUICIDE AT BRANDON
Brandon, July 16. - Ambrose Ladam shot himself at the home of Mrs. George Bashaw Tuesday forenoon, killing himself instantly. Mr. Ladam was an old soldier and member of the G.A.R. No cause for suicide excepting poor health is given. Mrs. Ladam has been in the insane asylum for several years.
Source: Burlington Free Press, July 17, 1901
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.