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Adelbert Ames

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Who is Adelbert Ames?

Adelbert Ames was an American sailor, soldier, and politician. He served with distinction as a Union Army general during the American Civil War. As a Radical Republican and a Carpetbagger, he was military governor, Senator and civilian governor in Reconstruction-era Mississippi. In 1898 he served as a United States Army general during the Spanish-American War.

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Google previewReconstruction: A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic (2015)

A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic by Richard Zuczek

Adelbert Ames, Union general, Reconstruction senator, and governor of Mississippi, was born October 21, 1835, in Rockland, Maine. A strong student, Ames received an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1856 and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Mississippi (2001)

by Nancy Capace

Revels, Natchez Adelbert Ames, Natchez U.S. REPRESENTATIVES George E. Harris, ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Psychological Theories (2006)

by J.E. Roeckelein

the “Ames room demonstrations” [named after the American psychologist Adelbert Ames, Jr. (1880-1955) who set up demonstrations involving a series of illusions, and including distorted rooms so constructed that sizes and shapes in them ...

Google previewAmerican Gangsters, Then and Now: An Encyclopedia (2009)

An Encyclopedia by Nate Hendley

former Civil War general Adelbert Ames. Ames had fought bravely for the North and was deeply sympathetic to black ex-slaves. Ames served as military governor of Mississippi from 1873 to 1876, and tried to protect African-Americans from ...

Google previewHarper's Encyclopedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1915 (1915)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

Adelbert Ames, provisional, appointed June 15, 1868 Jas. L. Alcorn. . . . . term begins . . Jan., 1870 R. C. Powers.

Google previewEthnic and Racial Minorities in the U.S. Military: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2013)

by Alexander M. Bielakowski Ph.D.

Adelbert Ames. Lynch so impressed ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Diversity in Education (2012)

by James A. Banks

At the same time, Revels found himself the victim of the political whims of newly elected Governor Adelbert Ames, who resented Revels's support of Governor Alcorn. With campus unrest and as retribution for Revels's allegiance to the former ...

Google previewHarper's Encyclopaedia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1912 (1912)

by Benson John Lossing, Woodrow Wilson

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