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SGT James F. Ayers
Birth: 1847
Collinstown
Patrick County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1895
Kansas, USA

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a Private in Company H, 6th United States Regular Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Sappa Creek, Kansas on April 23, 1875. His citation reads "Rapid pursuit, gallantry, energy, and enterprise in an engagement with Indians". His Medal was issued to him on November 16, 1876. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Matilda R Leithoff (1859 - 1922)*
 
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Burial:
Fort Riley Post Cemetery
Fort Riley
Geary County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section F, Plot 27
 
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Originally Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: May 09, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6403652
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