John Bennett Ambrose(1837 - )
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Sharpshooters
Unit: Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A 23 year old moulder from Newburyport, he enlisted as Private on 2 September 1861. He had prior service in Company A of the 3-month 8th Massachusetts Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was listed as a deserter on 17 September 1862.
After the War:
He's in the 1870-1900 Federal Censuses living in Manhattan, New York, working as an iron moulder. He died sometime before 1910.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1, with genealogical details from Susan Harnwell and contributors at her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry site.
|Birth Date: 12/00/1837 Place of Birth: Boston, MA |
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2 , pp. 206 - 213 [AotW citation 2695]
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