George Henry Ames
03 May 1848 Maine - January 1915
of John Ames and Miranda Eastman)
16 Aug 1868 Orfordville, Wisconsin
Cecelia (or Sesil or Celia) Halgrims
Aug 1850 - 04 April 1930 Mayville, North Dakota
____ Halgrims and Barabo ____ - photo
George is buried near Itasca State Park in
A flag flies over his gravesite, as he served as a volunteer in the Civil
He was in the Wisconsin Infantry, and was discharged in 1865 at Nashville,
47th Wisconsin Infantry - Union;
47th Regiment organized at Madison, WI, and mustered on 27 Feb 1865.
He was ordered to Louisville, KY then to Nashville, TN and Tullahoma, TN -
attached to the 2nd Brigade Defenses, Nashville & Chattanooga
Department of the Cumberland, to April 1865.
Second Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District Middle Tennessee,
Department of Cumberland to Sep 1865.
Railroad guard duty at Tullahoma and in District of Middle until
Mustered out 04 Sep 1865.
George Henry Ames and his wife Cecelia (Halgrims) Ames
thanks to Jane Bradford for this photo