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Lyman S. Williams Correspondence

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Lyman S. Williams was born in Burlington, Vermont in December, 1839, the son of Warren and Caroline (Pennock) Williams. The family moved to Essex, Vermont before 1850. Lyman S. enlisted as on September 26, 1861 as a Corporal in Company I, Sixth Vermont Infantry Regiment and was mustered in on October 15, 1861. He rose through the ranks and was commissioned captain of Co. I of the 6th Vermont Regiment on November 12, 1864. He was mustered out June 26, 1865. He married Mary Mirandi Gorton of Essex, Vermont and in 1867 moved to Estherville, Iowa. He died there on June 29, 1905.


Time Period Covered: October 7, 1861 - August 24, 1862 

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Vermonters in the Civil War

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Papers of Lyman S. Williams

Published:  March 15, 2011,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Center for Digital Initiatives

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