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PVT Charles Lynch

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PVT Charles Lynch

  • Birth 27 Sep 1825 County Dublin, Ireland
  • Death 14 Jul 1884 Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada, USA
  • Burial Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada, USA
  • Plot Unknown
  • Memorial ID 5028012

Pvt. Chas. Lynch served with Co.D 1st Nevada Vol. Inf. During the Civil War of 1861-65.
He also served in putting down the Native up rising of 1864-65.And He was slightly wounded in the right leg for his troubles.
After the War he worked as a Miner until his health gave out in 1882 and then he started to collect a Gov't pension of $15 a month for his war service. He died on July 14th 1884 due to Miners complaint or stone dust chest and General disability. At 59 years of age. The Attached photo of Chas Lynch is Courtesy of the Wild West Museum of Virginia City NV (On C Street) Who were kind enough to let me copy it for Find A Grave, The photo of his grave and the cemetery were taken in Sept. 2001. The Copy of his Death Certificate is from the state archives.


  • Created by: Herbert Rickards
  • Added: 28 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5028012
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Charles Lynch (27 Sep 1825–14 Jul 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5028012, citing Silver Terrace Cemeteries, Virginia City, Storey County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Herbert Rickards (contributor 10274696) .