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Lowell in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Adelbert Ames

 
 
Adelbert Ames Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 2, 2008
1. Adelbert Ames Marker
Inscription.  Born October 30, 1835 Rockland Maine. Died April 13, 1933 Ormond Florida. Major General, U.S. Senator, Governor.

Married June 20, 1870 Blanche Butler, daughter of Benjamin Franklin Butler and Sarah Hildreth. Born Lowell Mass. March 1, 1847, died Ormond Florida December 26, 1939
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 1, 1847.
 
Location. 42° 39.672′ N, 71° 18.528′ W. Marker is in Lowell, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Memorial is on Hildreth Street. He is buried in Hildreth Cemetery near his father-in-law General Benjamin F Butler. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Hildreth Street (Cemetery entrance), Lowell MA 01850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Benjamin Franklin Butler (a few steps from this marker); "Quiet as the Grave" (approx. 0.9 miles away); Suffolk Mill (approx. 0.9 miles away); Blending Old and New (approx. 0.9 miles away);
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The Birth of an Industrial City (approx. 0.9 miles away); Harnessing Waterpower (approx. 0.9 miles away); Stele for the Merrimack (approx. 0.9 miles away); In the Shadow of the Mills (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lowell.
 
Adelbert Ames-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient-grave marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, January 9, 2009
2. Adelbert Ames-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient-grave marker
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.
General Adelbert Ames image. Click for full size.
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3. General Adelbert Ames
United States Senator Elect from Mississippi from Harper's Weekly, Feb. 19, 1870.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on February 13, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on February 13, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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