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Federal (USV)


Lord Byron Green

(1824 - 1903)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 107th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

Known as "L.B.", he enlisted as Sergeant, Company C, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry on 9 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company at Antietam, and wrote about it after the War.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Sergeant Major of the regiment on 21 June 1864 and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company C on 29 December 1864. He was wounded in action at Dabney's Mills, near Petersburg, VA on 6 February 1865 and promoted First Lieutenant on 15 May 1865 (but not mustered at that rank). He was absent, sick at his Company's muster-out.

After the War

He was a canvasser and collector for the Scranton Weekly Republican for at least 30 years, and contributed often to the paper.

References & notes

Service basics from Bates.1 Details from his obituary in the Scranton Republican of 13 December 1903. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1824; Benton Center, Lackawanna County, PA


12/12/1903; Fleetville, PA; burial in Chase Cemetery, Fleetville, PA


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. 3, pg. 866  [AotW citation 20099]