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Capt George Porter Lyon
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1831
Orleans County
Vermont, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1906
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Residence: Weymouth, Massachusetts
Occupation: Bootmaker
Age at enlistment: 29
Enlistment Date: 8 Nov 1862
Rank at enlistment: 1st Sergt
State Served: Massachusetts
Survived the War?: Yes

CIVIL WAR Service Record: Enlisted in Company H, Massachusetts 12th Infantry Regiment on 26 Jun 1861.

Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 11 Aug 1862. Commissioned an officer in Company H, Massachusetts 35th Infantry Regiment on 19 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 07 Sep 1862.

Promoted to Full Captain on 25 Apr 1863. Transferred to Company D, 35th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. Mustered out on 27 Apr 1864.

Post 58, GAR Weymouth


Father: Porter Lyon
Mother: Elvira Morse
Family links: 
  Harriet Anne Brigham Lyon (1841 - 1926)*
  Hattie Belle Lyon (1865 - 1865)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Vernon Cemetery
West Boylston
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Maintained by: Chip5610
Originally Created by: Jacki, Weymouth Massachu...
Record added: Aug 06, 2012
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Capt George Porter Lyon
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Out of the all the companies that shipped out of Weymouth, Co H, 12th Massachusetts; and, Co H, 35th Massachusetts had the lowest mortality rates. Capt Lyon is the only soldier I've seen to return from both companies.
- Jacki, Weymouth Massachusetts
 Added: Nov. 10, 2012

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