Ayers, James F., SGT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant (Cavalry)
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Primary Unit
1875-1895, 6th Cavalry Regiment
Service Years
1875 - 1895

Sergeant (Cavalry)


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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1847
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Ayers, James F. (MOH), SGT USA(Ret).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Collinstown, Virginia
Last Address
Fort Riley, Kansas

Date of Passing
Jan 18, 1895
 
Location of Interment
Fort Riley Post Cemetery - Fort Riley, Kansas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section F, Plot 27

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 Military Association Memberships
Congressional Medal Of Honor Society
  1875, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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.

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 Unit Assignments
U.S. Army
  1875-1895, 6th Cavalry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1875-1891 Indian Wars (US)
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