Age: 32, credited to Burlington, VTVITALS
Birth: 04/04/1830, Hartford, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
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(History 10th Vt. Inf.)
Death of Maj. Wyllys Lyman - Served in Vermont Regiment Throughout the Civil War.
Maj. Wyllys Lyman, U.S.A., retired, died February 1, at Pennsylvania Hospital Philadelphia, where he had recently undergone a most severe surgical operation.
Maj. Lyman entered the military service as first lieutenant and adjutant, Tenth Vermont Infantry, August 15, 1862, and was mustered out as major of the same regiment June 28, 1865. He entered the regular service as captain, Fortieth Infantry October 25 1866, was transferred to the Twenty-fifth Infantry, and again to the Fifth Infantry, in which he served until retired, with the rank of major, July 4, 1892.
He leaves a widow and two children, Lieut. Charles W. Lyman, U.S.A., retired, residing at San Francisco, Cal., and a daughter, the wife of Lieut. Williams, of the navy. Funeral services were held in Philadelphia, where the remains will be temporarily deposited.
Washington Post, 4 Feb 1900
Contributed by Erik Hinckley.