Lyon, Albert D.
Age: 20, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 2/24/64, m/i 4/12/64, Pvt, Co. G, 17th VT INF, m/o 7/14/65
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Birth: 10/09/1844, Massachusetts
Burial: Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 30107048
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Grove Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
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MAN DROWNED--Albert Lyon of Waterford was drowned at West Concord on the 24th inst. He, with three others were running logs in Moose River, when he was in some way knocked into the stream, and before assistance was rendered by the others, he was drowned.
Young Lyon was a member of the 17th Vermont regiment, and was with Grant from the Rapidan to to Richmond without sustaining a scratch.
He leaves no wife, but a mother who was dependant on him for support.
Source: Rutland Weekly Herald, May 2, 1867
Courtesy of Deanna French