Letter from David Lyons to his sister, Sarah Lyons, dated October 16, 1862. In this letter, he discusses the status of his regiment, illness, morale, finances, and tobacco.
Military Service Note
Lyons, David W. Marion. Enlisted in company H, Twenty-second Infantry, Aug. 11, 1862, at Marion, for 3 years, age 20. Mustered Aug. 22, 1862. Died of disease at Lexington, Ky., Jan. 18, 1863. Buried in National Cemetery at Lexington, Ky. Grave No. 215