Nathaniel H. Dyer(1841 - 1862)
Home State: Maine
Command Billet: Soldier
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Living in Dayton, Maine and working as a moulder before the War, he enlisted in Company A of the 12th Massachusetts Infantry on 6 July 1861. He was promoted to Corporal prior to the Maryland Campaign.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service information from Soldiers1. His birth year is estimated from his age at enlistment.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
1 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pg. 6 [AotW citation 1232]
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