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Adelbert Ames-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient-grave marker
Photographer: Don Morfe
Taken: January 9, 2009
Caption: Adelbert Ames-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient-grave marker
Additional Description: His Medal of Honor information and citation is: AMES, ADELBERT Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 5th U.S. Artillery Place and date: At Bull Run, Va., 21 July 1861 Entered service at: Rockland, Maine Date of issue: 22 June 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.
Submitted: September 7, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p397862
File Size: 0.288 Megabytes

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