Edward T. Ambrose(1843 - 1906)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 108th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Rochester,and mustered in as Corporal, Company G, 108th New York Infantry on 4 August 1862, the day before his 19th birthday.
The remainder of the War:
He was captured in action on 25 August 1864 at Ream's Station, VA. He was returned to ranks (Private), date unknown. He escaped but was recaptured in January 1865, and escaped a second time in May 1865 at Asheville, NC. He mustered out of service 18 June 1865 at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.
After the War:
He worked for the New York Central Railroad.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Washburn1. Death information from his gravesite on Findagrave. Service details from the State of New York2.
|Birth Date: 08/05/1843 Place of Birth: Dutchess County, NY |
Death Date: 10/24/1906 Death Place: Pittsford, NY Burial Place: Pittsford Cemetery, Pittsford, NY
1 Washburn, George H., A Complete Military History and Record of the 108th Regiment N.Y. Vols., Rochester (NY): Press of E.R. Andrews, 1894, pp, 218 - 219 [AotW citation 8876]
2 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 34 (for the year 1903), pg. 174 [AotW citation 9049]
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