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Arnold, Lyndon Claude


Age: 18, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF, 11th VT INF, 45th MA INF
Service: enl 7/16/61, m/i 7/16/61, Pvt, Co. G, 3rd VT INF, dis/dsb 3/19/62; enl, Co. H, 45th MA INF, 10/22/62, m/o 7/7/63; enl 8/28/63, m/i 10/7/63, Pvt, Co. M, 11th VT INF, pr CPL 11/29/63, red 6/8/65, tr to Co. A, m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 02/29/1844, St. Johnsbury, VT
Death: 06/24/1923

Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 92886988


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/20/1879; widow Martha H., 12/16/1925, VT
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT

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Lyndon Arnold, Civil War Veteran, Dies.

St. Johnsbury, June 28. - Lyndon Arnold, who died at his home Sunday night in his 80th year, was the great-grand-son of the founder of St. Johnsbury, Jonathan Arnold, and one of the town's oldest native sons, enlisting in the Civil war when only 17. He served first in the Third Vermont, reenlisting in the 45th Massachusetts and ended his military service as corporal of the 11th Vermont. He was married to Emily Sprague a t the close of the war and they celebrated their golden wedding November 11, 1914. She died in1919 and he married on July 18, last year, Mrs. Martha E. Wales of Waitsfield. She survives him ad two sons, Austin W. Arnold of Boston and Col. Alfred C. Arnold of New York, two grandchildren and one great-grandson. He had been commander of Champlain post, G.A.R., and was adjutant of the Third Vermont Regiment association at the time of his death.

Source: Burlington Daily News, June 26, 1923
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.