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Bangor in Penobscot County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Capt. John Ayer

 
 
Capt. John Ayer Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
1. Capt. John Ayer Grave Marker
Inscription.

Co. H. 16th. Regt. Me. Vols.
died in Libby Prison
Richmond VA.
Feb. 22, 1863.
A.E. 35 years.

Brave Soldier Rest.


 
Location. 44° 49.224′ N, 68° 43.585′ W. Marker is in Bangor, Maine, in Penobscot County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Avenue and Monument Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Riverside Avenue. Touch for map. Grave marker is in Mount Hope Cemetery, about 350 feet NE of the State Street entrance, in the Civil War Memorial plot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1048 State Street, Bangor ME 04401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Rev. Henry C. Henries (a few steps from this marker); Second Maine Regiment (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Park Holland (about 400 feet away); Samuel Call (about 500 feet away); Nathaniel Lord (about 500 feet away); Charles A. Thatcher (about 600 feet away); Grand Army of the Republic Fort and Soldiers and Sailors Lot (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bangor.
 
Also see . . .  "Patriotic Bangor residents raised funds for a soldiers’ monument" (The Weekly, Swartz, 2013)
Capt. John Ayer Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
2. Capt. John Ayer Grave Marker
To left of Civil War Memorial obelisk, partially shaded
. (Submitted on November 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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