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Alexander Byrdie Dyer, Jr.
 Colonel, United States Army
North Carolina State Flag
Courtesy of Michael T. Stein:

Colonel Alexander Byrdie Dyer Jr.
 Cadet US. Military Academy 1869-73
Graduated as No. 2480, Class of 1873
Second Lieutenant June 13, 1873
First Lieutenant August 13, 1875
Captain March 8, 1898
Major August 23, 1901
Lieutenant Colonel February 16, 1906
Colonel January 25, 1907

Served with 4th Artillery 1873-98
Regimental Adjutant 1879-87
Served with 6th Artillery 1898
Commanding Officer, Battalion of Artillery 1898-99 (In Battle of Manila 1899)
Chief of Artillery, 1st Division, VIII Corps 1899
On Recruiting duty in San Francisco 1899-01
Acting Signal Officer, Department of California 1900-01
Assistant to Inspector Genera, Department of California July-September 1901
Purchasing horses, Office of the Chief Quartermaster, Department of Columbia 1901-02
Commanding Officer, Battalion of Field Artillery, Vancouver Barracks 1902-06
Military Secretary & Adjutant General, Department of Columbia 1906-07
Commanding Officer, 4th Field Artillery 1907-13
Retired as Colonel March 15th, 1913


Alexander Brydie Dyer, Jr. of North Carolina
Appointed from the District of Columbia, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1869 (13)
Commissioned Second Lieutenant, 4th U. S. Artillery, 13 June 1873
First Lieutenant, 13 August 1875
Regimental Adjutant, 6 September 1879 to 31 March 1887
Captain, 6th U. S. Artillery, 8 March 1898
Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901
Major 23 August 1901

He lies at rest in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery in the gravesite of his father, Alexander Byrdie Dyer, Sr., Major General, United States Army.  Dyer Jr.'s wife, Madeline Minturn Dyer, is also buried there.  His portion of the tombstone reads "Colonel, 4th United States Field Artillery, March 28, 1852-July 9, 1920."

Research regarding his career continues.



DYER, ALEXANDER B JR
COL 4TH F A NO DIV
DATE OF DEATH: 06/10/1920
BURIED AT: SECTION W EXT  SITE 31-D
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

DYER, MADELEINE M WID OF DYER, ALEXANDER B JR
DATE OF DEATH: 08/31/1942
BURIED AT: SECTION WEST  SITE 81-D
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  WIFE OF AB DYER JR, COL ART USA

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Posted: 26 May 2003  Updated: 13 July 2003  Updated: 17 August 2005 Updated: 5 May 2007
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AB Dyer, Jr. Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003