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John Worthington Ames
Birth: Nov. 23, 1833
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1878
San Rafael
Marin County
California, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served in the Civil War first as a Captain in the 11th United States Regular Infantry, then as Colonel and commander of the 6th United States Colored Troops. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on January 15, 1865. 
Mount Tamalpais Cemetery
San Rafael
Marin County
California, USA
Plot: Section M, Lot 1
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ
Record added: Apr 07, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7338041
John Worthington Ames
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John Worthington Ames
Added by: Marin County Genealogical Society
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TO ALL WHO PASS THIS WAY, PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: that even though BG John Worthington Ames has passed away, now, he continues to watch over and protect the U.S.A. as a: "Member Of The Knight Shift"...Hoorah!!! R.I.P. USCT Trooper Ames.
- USCT Cemetery Mgr.
 Added: Apr. 26, 2017
Thank you sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 6, 2016

- Bunny
 Added: Nov. 23, 2015
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