WADE WASHINGTON DYER
28 thTENNESSEE INFANTRY REGIMENT
Born: 27 October 1837 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Died: after 5 March 1918 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: probably in an unmarked grave in the Carroll Dyer Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: James and Jane Jennie (Finn) Dyer
Married: Louisa Pippin about 1857 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: 30 September 1840 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Died: 24 March 1924in Scott County, Missouri
Buried: Sikeston City Cemetery, Scott County, Missouri
Parents: William M. and Sina (Finn) Pippin
- Adalaide Dyer
- Milton M. Dyer
- Mariah L. Dyer
- Martha L. Dyer
- William Wirt Dyer
- James C. Dyer
- Senia Jane Dyer
- Wade W. Dyer
- Seler R. Dyer
- Alcy M. Dyer
- Edmund F. Dyer
- Della Dyer
RELATIVES WHO SERVED
- Brother-in-law: James W. Pippin - 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
- Brother-in-law: Alfred Carroll Pippin - 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
- Brother-in-law: Joseph Pippin- 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
- Brother-in-law: Robert J. Tyree - 8th Tennessee (Smith's) Cavalry
28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
- Entered the service as a Sergeant and left service as a Private
- 8 July 1915 - Wade W. Dyer enlisted 7 Sep 1861 and resigned 31 Oct 1861. He was reported absent without leave.
- Age: 27 years old
- 3 Oct 1861: Present for duty
- 7 Sep - 31 Oct 1861: Present
- 28 Apr 1862: Resigned 31 Oct 1861
- 28 Feb - 31 Aug 1862: Absent without leave
MISSOURI PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT
- Filed N1 November 1913
- AWOL - Disapproved
- Resident of Oran, MO
- Age 76 years
- No Property and no children to support me.
- Entered service in Cookeville, TN in June 1862.
- Colonel John P. Murray
- Captains and Lieutenants: Anderson, Matheny, Ridley, Draper, Wm. Elrod, Owin Maxwell.
- Company A. 28th TN Infantry
- Battles: Perryville, KY, Fishing Creek, and Missionary Ridge.
- 11 July 1913: W. E. Dyer entered the service in Cookeville, Tenn in June 1862. His Col. was John P. Murray, Captain, Anderson, Matheny; 1st Lieutenant Ridley Draper; 2nd Lieutenant Wm. Elrod; 3rd Lieutenant Owin Maxwell; Company A, Regiment of 28th Tennessee Infantry. Mr. Dyer was 1st Sergeant of the Company. At the time of surrender, he was very sick and not expected to live.
- 16 July 1913 - War Department to Hon. J. D. Bowman: All information in the official records is provided for Pension.
- 30 August 1913: Enclosed is the application of an old Soldier.
- 2 September 1913: You are required to furnish all relevant data of his service.
- 8 September 1913 - War Department: Records show that Wade W. Dyer, age 27, enlisted 7 Sep 1861. On the muster roll dated 31 August 1862, he is listed as absent without leave.
- 20 November 1913: Applicant is charged with being absent without leave. WWD can appeal to the Board of Revie.
MISSOURI SOLDIER'S HOME PENSION APPLICATION
- Scott County, Missouri
- Name: Waid W. Dyer
- Occupation: Day Laborer
- Born: 27 October 1837
- Residence: Oran, Scott County, Missouri
- Mustered into CSA as First Sergeant in Company A, 28th TN Infantry
- Battles of Fishing Creek Kentucky
- Furloughed and went home with measles which settled into his eyes and lungs. Was not able for duty for five years. After that, command was so far away that I could not get to them.
- Declared sane by Grant Adams on 25 Feb 1907.
- W. R. Dyer of Illinois says that he knew him as a soldier in the service of the CSA.
- 26 Feb 1907 - Application is enclosed. J. L. Hales,, Jno Friend, J. F. Allen or W. J. Maxwell (mayor of the city) knows WWD.
TENNESSEE PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT
- Filed: 3 July 1915
- Residence: Baxter
- Member: Company A, 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
- Born: Jackson County, 27 October 1837
- Enlisted: June 1861, Col. John P. Murray; Captain J. A. Matheny; 3rd Lieutenant Owin Maxwell; 1st Lieutenant Ridley Draper; 2nd Lieutenant Wm. Elrod; Orderly Sergeant: Wade W. Dyer
- Battles: At Fishing Creek, contracted measles and lung trouble
- Applied for a pension in 1913-1914 in Missouri
- Married; Children 4 sons and 4 daughters
- Resident of Tennessee since Feb 1914
- Attest: Hop T. Lee
- A. B. Garrison of Butler County, KY (7 Jun 1915) - Supports his claim
- Hop T. Lee (2 Jul 1915) - The Federal Soldiers went to make him take the oath. They did not because they believed him to be no good and about to die.
- Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (3 Jul 1915) - Requests service record
- War Department (8 Jul 1915) - Sent service records
- Special Examiner (20 Jul 1915) - His pension is disallowed.
- WWD (5 Mar 1918) - Would like a home in the soldiers home.
- Alfred Ebert of St. Louis, MO (30 Dec 1935) - He would like his grandfather's WWD service record.
- Mrs. Harry Harwood of Kirkwood, MO (28 Feb 1936 - She is the daughter of WWD and would like to have his service records.
- Mrs. Harry Harwood of Kirkwood, MO (4 Mar 1936) - She is the daughter of WWD and would like to have his service records.
- Eslie M. Lewis of Los Angeles, CA (6 Jan 1941) - She is a daughter of WWD and would like to have his date of birth and date of death.
- Special Examiner to Eslie M. Lewis (10 Jan 1941) - Sends her WWD's birth date and service record.
- 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 276
- 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 42 (living with his father)
- 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 153
- 1880 Census: Bollinger County, MO, Page 476D
- 1900 Census: Scott County MO, Page 4B & New Madrid County, MO, Page 236B
- 1910 Census: New Madrid County, MO, Page 240A (living with daughter Martha Terry)
- 1920 Census:
- MO Death Certificate: Scott County, MO 1924 - #9964 - Louisa Dyer