(c. 1844 - ?)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
Age 18, he enlisted as Private, Company B, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was paroled, exchanged, and furloughed for 30 days on 11 November 1862. He did not return to his Company and was listed as a deserter by April 1863.
References & notes
His service from a casualty list/roster for the Campaign provided by Michael Brasher, from his research in Compiled Service Records, Company rolls, and other period sources.
His father was Simpson Green Ayers (1820-1897). His half-sister Lou Birchie Ayers (1891-1946) and her husband William Jefferson Blythe II (1884-1935) were President Bill Clinton's (born William Jefferson Blythe III) Grandparents.