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Dyer, James Henry


Age: 19, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/23/62, m/i 10/4/62, PVT, Co. K, 12th VT INF, pr CSSGT, 5/15/63, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 1843, Springfield, VT
Death: 08/11/1880

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 5836776


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


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Evergreen Cemetery, Rutland, VT

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James H. Dyer of Rutland was accidently killed Wednesday while hunting near Rutland, by the accidental discharge of his gun. His body was found the next morning. While awaiting death he wrote messages to his wife and children which were found by his body.

Source: Vermont Christian Messenger, 19 Aug 1880
Transcribed by Deanna French