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Ladam, Ambrose

MILITARY SERVICE

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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VITALS

Birth: abt 1844, Burlington, VT
Death: 07/16/1901

Burial: St. Marys Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 68684964

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/26/1880; widow Adelia, 8/12/1901, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
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)

Remarks: None

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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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

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St. Marys Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

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.