Adelbert Ames

U.S. Congressperson

1835 – 1933

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Who was Adelbert Ames?

Adelbert Ames was an American sailor, soldier, and politician. He served with distinction as a Union Army general during the American Civil War. As a Radical Republican and a Carpetbagger, he was military governor, Senator and civilian governor in Reconstruction-era Mississippi. In 1898 he served as a United States Army general during the Spanish-American War.

Ames was the last substantive general officer of the Civil War to die, dying at age 97 in 1933.

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Born
Oct 31, 1835
Rockland
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Anglicanism
  • Episcopal Church
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • United States Military Academy
Lived in
  • Maine
Died
Apr 12, 1933
Ormond Beach

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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