Friday, December 25, 2015

John Wellman Lyman.

John Wellman Lyman,

Birth: Mar. 6, 1830.
Death: Jan. 13, 1865.

Burial: Jersey Shore Cemetery, Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania 57th., Infantry Regimental History.

Dr. John W. Lyman, a resident of Lock Haven. Pa., who was appointed surgeon of the 57th when the regiment was orgonized in 1861, and had been with it constantly, resigned September 16, 1864, in order to accept the lieutenant-colonelcy of the 203d Pennsylvania volunteers. While serving with that regiment he was killed in the attack on Fort Fisher, North Carolina, January 15, 1865. Dr. Lyman was a excellent surgeon, kind and genial, and had endeared himself in the hearts of the men of the 57th. who were deeply grieved when they learned of his death.

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