Amaziah B. Ames

Amaziah B. Ames/Eames was a resident of Mansfield on September 8, 1862 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. E of the 22nd Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He was mustered out on July 7, 1863. 

The descriptive muster roll for the 22nd Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry lists his birthplace as Mansfield, his age as 40 and his occupation as farmer.  He is described as being 5’ 11” tall with a light complexion and brown hair and blue eyes.  His marital status is married.  

He was probably the Amaziah B. Ames/Eames born on March 22, 1822 in Lisbon to Cyrus and Alice (James) Ames/Eames.  In the 1860 U.S. census in Mansfield, he is a 38 year old farmer and head of household. Amaziah Ames married Julia T. ______ between 1840 and 1850; there are no known children. After the Civil War, he moved to Sprague where he was a farmer in both the 1870 and 1880 U.S. censuses.

On July 25, 1882, he applied for an invalid pension, No. 4,608,115 that was granted under Certificate No. 301,701. His widow applied for a pension on February 20, 1899.

Amaziah B. Ames died before February 20, 1899.