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Ayers, John

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 33, credited to Goshen, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. G, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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VITALS

Birth: 07/25/1829, Goshen, VT
Death: 03/17/1916

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: 271
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 71879255

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/19/1879
Portrait?: Co. G, 12th VVI Reunion
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

BRANDON
Death of John Ayer, Civil War Veteran

Brandon, March 21. - John Ayer died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. M. M. Dudley on Leicester road Friday evening. Mr. Ayer was 86 years old. He was a member of the Methodist and of C. J. Ormsbee Post, G.A.R., serving in Company G, 12th Vermont Regiment. Mr. Ayer was mustered in August 14 1862 and mustered out July 14, 1863. He is survived by one son Edwin and one daughter, Dudley, both of this town. The funeral was held Monday from the Methodist church, with burial in Pine Hill cemetery. Rev. George A. Kerr officiated.

Source: Burlington Daily News, March 21, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.