Updated: 4 May 2015  


Adonijah N. Chamberlain, Musician, Band, 9th Michigan Infantry
Died December 4, 1861, West Point, Kentucky
Buried in Romeo Cemetery, Romeo, Michigan

Enlisted Company A, Aug. 13, 1861, at Romeo, Michigan, for 3 years, age 27.  Mustered Oct. 15, 1861.  "December 4th, [1861] Wednesday - Our hearts were sad this morning with the intelligence that one of our number is dead.  Chamberlain is no more.  3 weeks ago, he was well and healthy.  Now he is dead ...  December 5th, Thurs. - Went down town [West Point, Ky.] to pay our last respects to our departed friend Chamberlain.  We played a dirge while he was carried on board the boat and that is all we can do for him.  It will be a sad blow for his folks at home ..." - Wellington White Diary.  Burial source: findagrave.com.  His headstone has his surname as "Chamberlin."  He is listed as a Musician on nps.gov.
Cause of Death: Died of Disease.

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