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Adelbert AMES

American Adelbert AMES

American sailor, soldier, and politician

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on October 31, 1835 in Rockland, Maine, USA
Died: on April 13, 1933 in Ormond Beach, Florida, USA


Biography

Adelbert Ames was born in the town of Rockland, located in Knox County, Maine. He was the son of a sea captain named Jesse Ames. Adelbert Ames also grew up to be a sailor, becoming a mate on a clipper ship, and also served briefly as a merchant seaman on his own father's ship.

On July 1, 1856, he entered the United States Military Academy at West Point, and was still there when the American Civil War began in 1861.

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