Adelbert Ames

Adelbert Ames (1835 - 1933)

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Gen. Adelbert Ames
Born in Rockland, Knox, Maine, United Statesmap
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Brother of
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Ormond Beach, Volusia, Florida, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 9 May 2019 | Created 16 Nov 2014
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Gen. Adelbert Ames was Wounded in Action during United States Civil War.
Preceded by
26th Governor
Benjamin G. Humphreys



Preceded by
29th Governor

Ridgley C. Powers



Preceded by
Vacant 1861 – 1870
Secession, Civil War
& Reconstruction
Adelbert Ames
27th Governor (Military)
of Mississippi

1868—1870
Seal of the State of Mississippi
30th Governor
1874—1876

US Senator (Class 1)
from Mississippi
[1]
Seal of the US Senate
1870—1874

Succeeded by
28th Governor
James L. Alcorn



Succeeded by
31st Governor

John Marshall Stone



Succeeded by
Henry R. Pease


Biography

Medal of Honor (Army) Civil War Era
Medal of Honor citation

Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, 5th U.S. Artillery. Place and Date: At Bull Run, Va., July 21, 1861. Entered Service At: Rockland, Maine. Birth: East Thomaston, Maine. Date of Issue: June 22, 1894.

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.

Family

Married Blanche Butler.

Children: Butler, Edith, Sarah, Blanche, Adelbert, Jr., Jessie

Sources

  1. Resigned to become Governor of Mississippi, vacant January 4, 1874 – February 3, 1874 when successor appointed.


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