Age: 25, credited to Townshend, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: enl 8/29/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. D, 16th VT INF, kia, Gettysburg, 7/3/63
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Birth: abt 1837, Townshend, VT
Burial: Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 28651863
Cenotaph: Wiswell Cemetery, Townshend, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 115522755
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Polly, 4/13/1880
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)
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Gettysburg National Cemetery, PA
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Cenotaph at Wiswell Cemetery, Townshend, VT
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FUNERAL SERVICES - The funeral services for John Dyer, of Co. D, 16th Vermont Regiment, who was killed at the recent battle of Gettysburg, will be attended on the weekend, on next Sabbath afternoon, conducted by Rev. A. Webster, Chaplain of the 16th Vermont Regiment.
Source: Bellows Falls Times, August 21, 1863
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.