|Birth: ||Sep. 17, 1839|
|Death: ||Jun. 28, 1894|
Alfred Alexander Dyer was born in Gwinnett County, Georgia on Sep 10, 1839 to Bluford Dyer (1804 - 1869) and Emily Caroline Hudson Dyer (1821 - 1889).
Like most people in those days, he grew up on a farm. As a young man, Alfred worked as a Grocery Merchant. Shortly after the war started, he enlisted in CSA in October 1861 and he was elected 1st Lieutenant of Co. H, l0th Regiment Georgia State troops, October 21, 1861 at the age of 22. He was mustered out of Co H on May 1862. He was then elected Captain of Co. K, 36th Regiment Georgia Infantry May 13, 1862. He was captured in a siege and held prisoner of war at Vicksburg, MS in the summer of 1863. He was eventually released, made his way back to Atlanta where he re-entered the CSA. He became ill and was admitted to Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon, Ga. with chronic diarrhea March 19, 1865. He returned to duty on April 28, 1865.
After the war, Alfred and his family moved to Stanton, Chilton County, Alabama acquired land, and became engaged in the lumber business. He operated a Sawmill and a Grist Mill in Chilton County until his death in 1894. He and Louisa had eight children.
Bluford Dyer (1807 - 1865)
Emily Caroline Hudson Dyer (1821 - 1889)
Louisa Nash Dyer (1840 - 1925)*
Lewis Oscar Dyer (1861 - 1944)*
Alma Olean Dyer Schurter (1873 - 1959)*
Neoma Irene Dyer Fitts (1877 - 1963)*
Alfred Alexander Dyer (1839 - 1894)
Sarah Lucinda Dyer Hopkins (1846 - 1921)*
Amanda Jane Dyer Wallace (1848 - 1902)*
Nancy Camilla Dyer Cates (1851 - 1930)*
John A. Dyer (1859 - 1896)*
Emma Dyer Caldwell (1861 - 1934)*
Irvin Buford Dyer (1865 - 1914)*
Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery
Maintained by: Billie and George Nelson
Originally Created by: Bill Dyer
Record added: Dec 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63291714