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Lieut Henry C. Lyon

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Lieut Henry C. Lyon

Birth
New York, USA
Death 5 Oct 1862 (aged 25)
Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Pulteney, Steuben County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 35380918 View Source
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Henry C. Lyon's last entry in his Diary on Friday Sept. 12th, 1862:

"Got up thoroughly drenched as we had no tent. After breakfast we started. Marched 4 or 5 miles and formed line of battle."

Henry was severely wounded five days later at the Battle of Antietam on Sept 17th, 1862. Henry lingered about 3 weeks and succumbed to his wounds on the train ride home on October 5th, 1862.

His mother Betsey Piatt Lyon founded the organization Henry C. Lyon Post No. 535 in Pulteney, NY.


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  • Created by: Dave Jones
  • Added: 31 Mar 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 35380918
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/35380918/henry-c.-lyon : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Henry C. Lyon (14 Apr 1837–5 Oct 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 35380918, citing Glenview Cemetery, Pulteney, Steuben County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Dave Jones (contributor 46579167) .