Zebulon Dyer (1837-1861)

Zebulon Dyer, 1859

Birth: June 29, 1837; Upper Tract, Pendleton County, West Virginia

Death: December 3, 1861 (age 24); Allegheny Mountain

 Military Service: CSA, 1861

 Unit: 25th Infantry Regiment Virginia

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A. (Class of 1859)

Zebulon Dyer while attending Dickinson was a member of the Union Philosophical Society and Phi Kappa Sigma; he received his bachelor of arts degree in 1859. Until the outbreak of the Civil War, he spent the next two years teaching and studying law.

Dyer enlisted as a Sergeant in Company H, 25th Infantry Regiment Virginia of the Confederate States Army.  He died from wounds at the Allegheny Mountain on December 13, 1861. He was twenty-four years old.

More information about other Dickinson war casualties can be found through the online project "In Remembrance" (see link for related entries below).

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