Portrait of Maj. Gen. Adelbert Ames, officer of the Federal Army


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Portrait of Maj. Gen. Adelbert Ames, officer of the Federal Army

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Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, photographer

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A half-body glass plate negative of Union Colonel
Adelbert Ames in uniform

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Half-body glass plate negative of soldier in uniform

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Glass plate negative

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Library of Congress

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Colonel Adelbert Ames
(1835 - 1933)
Home State: Maine
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1861;Class Rank: 5
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 20th Maine Infantry
On the Campaign-He commanded the regiment on the Maryland Campaign.

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