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Federal (USV)


Edward T. Ambrose

(1843 - 1906)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

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 rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Washburn1. Death information from his gravesite on Findagrave. Service details from the State of New York2.


08/05/1843; Dutchess County, NY


10/24/1906; Pittsford, NY; burial in 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]