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

Adelbert Ames

 
 
Adelbert Ames Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 2, 2008
1. Adelbert Ames Marker
Inscription. Born October 30, 1835 Rockland Maine. Died April 13, 1935 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
 
Location. 42° 39.672′ N, 71° 18.528′ W. Marker is in Lowell, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Hildreth Street. Touch for map. He is buried in Hildreth Cemetery near his father-in-law General Benjamin F Butler. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Hildreth Street (Cemetery entrance), Lowell MA 01850, United States of America.
 
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); 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.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil

 
Adelbert Ames-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient-grave marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
 
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