Civil War Veterans Buried In Washington State - Horace Ames

Horace J. Ames

Unit History

  • 29th Wisconsin Infantry K

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Horace Ames
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Horace J. Ames
Residence Burnett WI;
Enlisted on 8/14/1862 as a Private.
On 8/14/1862 he mustered into "K" Co. WI 29th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 6/22/1865 at Shreveport, LA
He was listed as:
* Detailed 4/19/1863 (place not stated) (Detailed, 16th OH Batty)
* Returned 8/15/1864 (place not stated) (Estimated day)
Other Information:
Member of GAR Post # 24 (J. B. Steedman) in Bellingham, WA
died 5/7/1913
Buried: Bayview Cemetery, Bellingham, Whatcom Co., WA
Gravesite: 1233-1-4A
Federal Pension Information:
He applied for a pension on 9/21/1892 from the state of WA
application # 1,131,561
After the War, he lived in Bellingham, Whatcom Co., WA
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion
- National Archives: Index to Federal Pension Records
- SUVCW Database:
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Family History

Horace J. Ames, aged 79 years, a Civil war veteran and a resident of Whatcom and Skagit counties for more than thirty-five years, passed away at St. Luke's hospital Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock, after a lingering illness. Mr. Ames formerly resided at Anacortes, Wash., where he leaves one brother, Edward Ames, and a sister, Mrs. Charlotte Russell. Mr. Ames was a member of J. B. Steedman post No. 24, G. A. R., under whose auspices the funeral was held this Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, from the new chapel of Mock & Harlow in the Maple block. Mr. Ames served throughout the war of the Rebellion in Company K, the Twenty-ninth regiment of Wisconsin infantry volunteers. The interment took place in Bay View cemetery.


Buried at BayView Cemetery Whatcom Co.
Row: Sec 1, Lot 1233
Site: 4-A

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