Bishop, Ambrusen

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Ambursen Bishop was born in Westerlo[1] on January 6, 1827, a son of James and Malina Bishop. [2]

Marriage & Children

He never married

Military Service

Residence: Middleburg[2]
Enlistment Date: 29 Aug 1864[3]
Enlistment Place: Albany[3]
Enlistment Rank: Private[3]
State Served: New York
Regiment: 50th Engineers[3]
Company: Company M
Muster Out Date: 13 June 1865 [3]
Muster Out Place: Fort Barry, VA [3]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 37 to serve 1 year[3]

Born in Westerlo, Age 37, Carpenter, Blue eyes, Brown hair, Fair complexion, 5’6” tall. [1]

Sources Used: Town and City Registers; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York.


He died on April 14, 1919 at Middleburg, Schoharie Co., NY[4]


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1898

BISHOP, AMBURSON - Age 37 years Enlisted August 29 1864 at Albany mustered in as private Co M August 30 1864 to serve one year mustered out with company June 13 1865 at Fort Barry Va


  1. 1.0 1.1 NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Military databases
  2. 2.0 2.1 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York
  4. Civil War Pension Records @