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Lyston, Edward T.


Age: 24, credited to Rutland, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/19/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. K, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 10/14/1838, Rutland, VT
Death: 11/25/1912

Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Rutland, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 32288145


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


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Edward T. Lyston

Lyston, Edward T., cred. Rutland, VT, age 24, enl 8/19/62, m/I 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. K, 12th VVI, m/o 7/14/63

Rutland Daily Herald, Nov. 26, 1912:

Edward Lyston, a veteran of the Civil war, died at his home on Forest street yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock of heart disease.

Mr. Lyston was born in this city 74 years ago. He is survived by three daughters, Miss Ellen G., Geraldine N., and Annette T., of this city, three sons, James P., of this city, Dr. John T., of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Edward T. Lyston of Albany, N.Y., and one brother, John D. Lyston of this city.

Mr. Lyston served 9 months in the Civil war, serving in Company K., 12th Vermont Infantry. He fought in the battle of Gettysburg.

Mr. Lyston served 9 months in the insurance business up to a year ago [note-sentence is as written].

Rutland Daily Herald, Nov. 28, 1912:

Taps for Comrade Lyston

Services for G.A.R. veteran held yesterday morning

The funeral of Edward Lyston, who died Monday, was held yesterday morning. The members of Roberts post, G.A.R., held their service at the house on Forest street at 8:15 o'clock. Taps were sounded at the house by Joseph Cox, and the veterans acted as an escort to St. Peter's church, where Rev. E.J. Hulihan of Fair Haven officiated. The full choir of the church furnished music and John J. Barrett sang a solo.

Six of the veterans acted as bearers: James E. Post, John Stevenson, L.T. Barber, Michael Clowry, John P. Crowley and Henry W. Davis.

The flowers included a wreath from Miss Phillips' millinery store, a wreath from the employees of the Cold Storage, a maltese cross from Roberts Relief Corps, a wreath from M.J. Francisco and son and a bouquet from F.B. Howard's store.

Rev. Hulihan officiated at the grave. Burial was in Calvary cemetery.

Miss Annie T. Cullen of Newark, N.J., and Mr. and Mrs. P.W. Hennessy, of Chateaugay, N.Y., were among those who attended.

contributed by Jen Snoots