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Thomas G. Lyons
Birth: 1838
Death: Aug. 29, 1904

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War in the Union Navy as a Seaman on board the USS Pensacola. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in the attack on Forts Jackson and St. Philip, New Orleans on April 24, 1862. His citation reads "Carrying out his duties throughout the din and roar of the battle, Lyons never once erred in his brave performance. Lashed outside of that vessel, on the port-sheet chain, with the lead in hand to lead the ship past the forts, Lyons never flinched, although under a heavy fire from the forts and rebel gunboats". His Medal was issued on February 8, 1872. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 3, Row 4, Grave 3
 
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Record added: Apr 24, 2001
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Thomas G. Lyons
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