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Capt David H. Ayers
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Birth: unknown
Death: Aug. 22, 1882

Civil War Union Army Officer. He was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in Company I, 27th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, and was mustered in on September 4, 1862. After servring through the December 1862 Fredericksburg Campaign, and his regiment's Sprung 1863 occupation duty in Kentucky, he was promoted to 1st Lieutenant in April 20, 1863, filling the vacancy caused by the resignation of Lieutenant Peter Churchfield. He served until the expiration of his enlistment on July 2, 1863. Nearly a year later he was commissioned Captain of Company I, 5th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, replacing Captain Thomas Kelly, who was killed at the Battle of Gettysburg the year before. He was later moved to command the 5th’s Company A. When the original enlistments for the 5th New Jersey expired in September 1864, he was transferred to the 7th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry’s Company E, replacing Captain Daniel Hart, who was transferred himself. Served until his muster out of Federal service on July 17, 1865. 
 
Burial:
Fairmount Cemetery
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section K, Lot 104
 
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Aug 29, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6733136
Capt David H. Ayers
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Capt David H. Ayers
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Capt David H. Ayers
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