Civil War Records of Frank W. Ames


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
E 6th MVI (100 Days) Private; enl. July 15, 1864; must. July 18, 1864 must. out Oct. 27, 1864 Acton bookkeeper age 19
MASSCW, 1:449

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 30-31 (PDF)


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
E 6th MVI

April 1, 1902


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March 21, 1907 Widow 866 826 636 241 Mass. Georgiana Ames

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  5 pages (PDF*)

Grand Army of the Republic



Date March 15, 1907
Place Brookline, Mass.
Obituary Brookline Chronicle, March 9,1907
Survived by Georgiana Ames

Additional Information

Frank Waldo Ames, age 8, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (no. 275/281) of Abel Jones. Also in the household were [his mother] Charlott Hapgood Ames and [brother] George Theadore Ames, age 11. (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 34).

The name Frank W. Ames is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."


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