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25th Georgia Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: Orin J AyersRank: Private Company: E

O.J. Ayers from Henry County, Alabama. AYERS, O. J. Born July 14, 1833 Pvt. Enrolled April 16, 1862 discharged April 12, 1964 “Irwin Invincibles”, “Liberty Volunteers” or “Henry Light Infantry” A voluntary independent company of infantry was organized by John L. Irwin (Captain) in August of 1861. They assembled at Franklin Alabama on or about the 8th of August, and set forth to join their kinsmen and friends at the front. The name “Irwin Invincibles” come from the Company’s first Captain and 1st Lt., R. W. Irwin. The Captain died of Typhoid fever and pneumonia at Maddon Bluff, Virginia in 1861, but R. W. Irwin fought throughout the war and later lived and died in Fort Gaines, Georgia. This company organized in Henry County, Alabama joined the 25th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry and became Company E. The Roster of these men, as recorded in Georgia Archives, is as follows: Buried: Oaklawn Cemetery, Atlanta Georgia, Fulton Co, GA 1850 Census Orin/Arin J. Ayers Raeville, Henry Co, AL 1860 Census Orin/Arin J. Ayers Raeville, Henry Co, AL

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Contact Name: Neal Ayers
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