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Gale, Lyman C.


Age: 25, credited to Rockingham, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 10th VT INF
Service: enl 8/20/61, m/i 9/21/61, 1SGT, Co. F, 4th Vt.,. com 1LT, Co. K, 10th VT INF, 8/12/62 (8/30/62), m/o 7/30/64

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Birth: 1837, Bridport, VT
Death: 02/17/1869

Burial: Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
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: 10th Vt. History off-site


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Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT

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Vermont Officers Reunion Society Collection
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society


A dispatch was received in this village Wednesday forenoon by George O. Guild, announcing the death at Chicago, of his brother-in-law, Lyman C. Gale. No other particulars. As he was heard from only about two weeks ago as being well his death was supposed to be sudden. He was formerly of this village, and for a while a resident of Springfield.

Source: Bellows Falls Times, Feb. 19, 1869

Mr. Lyman C. Gale, the only son of Asa Gale, of Salisbury, died at Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday last. He enlisted in the Saxton River Company of the 4th Vermont regiment; after serving six months he was detailed as recruiting officer in the State, and was afterward was transferred as a Lieutenant in the Derby Line Company, attached to the Derby Line regiment. He was promoted for meritorious conduct in battle, and attached to Gen. Morris' staff as aide-de-camp. On the occasion of a review, having his leg broken by the kick of a horse, he was made so disabled that he was unable to join his regiment again before his expiration of service. His remains will be brought to Bellows Falls for burial.

Source: Rutland Weekly Herald, Feb. 25, 1869
Courtesy of Deanna French

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