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Federal (USV)


Nathaniel H. Dyer

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Command Billet: Soldier

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September.

References & notes

Service information from Soldiers1. His birth year is estimated from his age at enlistment.




09/17/1862; 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]