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Lyon, George H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 18, credited to Winhall, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 12/8/63, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. E, 5th VT INF, kia, Wilderness, 5/6/64

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VITALS

Birth: 04/21/1846, Pawlet, VT
Death: 05/06/1864

Burial: Rest Haven Cemetery, Londonderry, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards
Findagrave Memorial #: 22679

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, mother Sarah J., 5/3/1880
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: None

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Rest Haven Cemetery, Londonderry, VT

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Obituary

LIST OF CASUALTIES - The following is the official list of casualties in Co. E, 5th Vermont Regiment, which Company was rendezvoused at Manchester, in the battle of the Wilderness, May 6th, 7th, and 8th, as appears in the official report of Gen. Grant:

Killed: George H. Lyon, enlisted from Winhall.

Source: Bennington Banner, May 26, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.