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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Benjamin L. Dyer

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Texas Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company A.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Polley1. Obit in 29 CV 231. Roster has: Prom., 4Cpl., Aug. 1, 1862: W. (leg) & POW, Antietam (Sept. 17, 1862): Confined at Ft. McHenry, Md.: Exchanged, Feb. 15, 1863: Prom., lCpl., Feb., 1863: Leg amputated, Dec. 7, 1863: Dischgd. for disability.

Notes

1   Polley, Joseph Benjamin, Hood's Texas Brigade, New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1910, pp. 332-334  [AotW citation 2489]