The Daily Review
The Daily Review
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Description: Civil War Hero Found Dead - Fred A. Lyon

Date: September 26 1911

Newspaper published in: Decatur, IL

Source: Microfilm

Civil War Hero Found Dead
Jackson, Mich., Sept. 26 Fred A. Lyon, corporal in Co. A, First Vermont cavalry, in the civil war, was found dead in a rooming house here yesterday.

Lyon possessed a silver medal voted him by congress and presented to him at the White House by President Abraham Lincoln, for heroism at the battle of Cedar Creek, where he captured Major General Ramseur of the confederate army.

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