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A. Dawes
A. Dawes

Federal (USV)


Ambrose Dawes

(c. 1843 - )
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Massachusetts Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 19 year old clerk living in Melrose when he enlisted as Private in Company A, 13th Massachusetts Infantry on 7 August 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
He mustered out on 1 August 1864.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. The photograph here from one offered for sale on eBay in January 2015, thanks to a pointer from an anonymous email source.


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. II, pp. 72 - 130  [AotW citation 2889]

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