AMES, Christian

IL Lt Arty Cogswells Battery. Residence: Leland, La Salle County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’4¼”. Enlisted for three years on 7 Jan 1862 at Somonock, Illinois. Mustered 12 Nov 1862 (sic) at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Mustered out 3 Dec 1864. Term expired. Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p24)

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