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Federal (USV)


Lyman H. Cone

(1829 - 1904)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Claremont, he enlisted in Company G, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 9 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot in the left leg in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He mustered out at the end of his term of service on 29 October 1864.

After the War

He was a farmer living in Weathersfield, VT by 1883 to at least 1893, and in Windsor in 1903.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. Details from family genealogists, some of whom have his birth date as 22 January 1829. His burial place from Tom Ledoux's Vermont in the Civil War. His wound detail from an 1883 pension list for Windsor, VT.


06/22/1829; Claremont, NH


06/02/1904; burial in Ascutney Cemetery, Windsor, VT


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster, pp. 36 - 63  [AotW citation 13384]