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Dyer Civil War CDV album (Calvin M. Dyer’s album)

Identifier: PC 0070

Scope and Contents

Twenty-three Civil War CVDs of men from the First Tennessee Cavalry. In an album that belonged to Lt. Col. Calvin M. Dyer--his picture was removed before the album was sold. Binding damaged. One album with clasp fastener. Index to Portraits: 1. Capt. Elbert J. Cannon 2. Lt. Col. Calvin M. Dyer (photograph removed from album) 3. Lt. John Roberts 4. Lt. John N. Hariss [Harris?] 5. Capt. Jacob K. Lones 6. Lt. James H. Smith 7. Sargt Martin L. Peters 8. Sargt James B. Clapp 9. Corpl Nathan A. York 10. Corpl Henry C. Parham 11. William Davault [Devault?] 12. Franklin Monday 13. Wm. Campbell and Ed Mitchel [Mitchell?] 14. Ephream L. Kirk [Ephraim?] 15. Philip M. McLannahan [McClannahan?] 16. John Tharp 17. Calvin M. Butler 18. Jiles J. Whithed [Giles? Whitehead?] 19. Chesley Skeen 20. Rufus E. Carson 21. Lt. Andrew J. Gahagan 22. Sargt James Lee 23. Drury A. Brooks 24. Lt. Isaac B. Self Also, one copy of the book History of the First Regiment of Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry in the Great War of the Rebellion...1862-1866. By W.R. Carter, Company C. Knoxville, Tenn.: Gaut-Ogden Co., Printers and Binders. 1902. (cover stained, eld leaf loose, binding not tight). Some of the soldiers pictured in the CVD album are in the book.


  • 1862-1866

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


1 box


Album scanned and added to the Digital Collection, August 2016.

Dyer Civil War CDV album (Calvin M. Dyer’s album)
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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