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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Connally T. Lyon

(c. 1845 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 48th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 16 (giving his age as 18), a farmhand on his father's farm in Scott County, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 48th Virginia Infantry in June 1861. He was elected 3rd Lieutenant in April 1862 and promoted 2nd Lieutenant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from a list in Confederate Veteran1. Service dates from Fincham.2 Further details from his obituary in the Abingdon Virginian of 5 December 1862. His gravesite, as Conly T. Lyon, is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1845

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Shepherdstown, WV

Notes

1   United Confederate Veterans, and United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of Confederate Veterans, , Confederate Veteran Magazine (1893-1932), 1893-01-01, Vol. XIX, pp. 75 - 76  [AotW citation 5108]

2   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Virginia, Published 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/48va_inf/48th_inf_rgt_rost_i_L.htm  [AotW citation 18907]