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Painting

Nathaniel Ames

Nathaniel Ames | Painting | Wisconsin Historical Society
Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.
DESCRIPTION
Oil portrait of Nathaniel Ames, a former Revolutionary War soldier.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2528
Creation Date: 1859
Creator Name:Brookes, Samuel Marsden
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Collection Name:WHS Museum Collection
Genre:Painting
Original Format Type:paintings
Original Format Number:1942.199
Original Dimensions:28 x 36 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
"Born in Killingly, Conn. April 25, 1761. At the age of seventeen engaged as a soldier of the Revolution, and continued in service, part of the time under Washington, till the close of 1780, and then in privateering until the peace of 1783. Was for forty-five years a Methodist preacher. Moved to Oregon, Dane county, Wis. in 1844, where he died in 1863, over one hundred and two years of age, and the last Revolutionary soldier in the state." (Reuben Gold Thwaites, Second Triennial Catalogue of the Portrait Gallery of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1892.)
SUBJECTS
Portraits
Soldiers
Revolution, 1775-1783
Men

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