CORPORAL MELANCTHON STARR LYON

Unknown DOB – March 4, 1864 (unknown location); unknown age
Enlisted April 24, 1861
Mustered in May 14, 1861
Unit: 3rd Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company G (3 months)
Mustered in again on September 23, 1861
Unit: 8th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company H
Promoted to Corporal on September 23, 1861
Reduced in rank to Private on December 1, 1863

Born to Henry B. Lyon (1816-1841) and Lydia Disbrow Lyon (?-1907).

Died March 4, 1864 of Pharyngitis.


Burial information is unknown.


END

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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