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Ames, Richard P.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 35, credited to Strafford, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF
Service: enl 8/11/62, m/i 9/22/62, Pvt, Co. G, 9th VT INF, m/o 6/13/65

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1826, Orford, NH
Death: 05/13/1898

Burial: Hutchinson Cemetery, Tunbridge, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 101035813

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10-/31/1890, VT; widow Emeline S., 6/21/1899, VT, not approved
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: 1890 - Living in Norwich, VT

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the blue section of the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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BURIAL:

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Hutchinson Cemetery, Tunbridge, VT

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Obituary

Richard Ames is suffering from paralysis and has been confined to the house several days. Mr. Ames served in the Civil War in Co. G., 9th Vt.

Source: West Randolph Herald and News, June 9, 1898
Courtesy of Deanna French