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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 Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He mustered out on 1 August 1864.

References & 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.


c. 1843


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]