Portrait of Henry F. Lyster 1861-1865. Entered service in Second Infantry at organization, as Assistant Surgeon, April 25, 1861, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 24. Commissioned April 25, 1861. Mustered May 25, 1861. Commissioned Surgeon, Fifth Infantry, July 15, 1862. Mustered Aug. 14, 1862. Brigade Surgeon, July, 1863. Honorably discharged May 28, 1865. Was in the following battles: Blackburn's Ford, Bull Run, Yorktown, White Oak Swamp, Cedars, Chancellorsville, Malvern Hill, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Wapping Heights, Auburn, Kelly's Ford, Locust Grove, Mine Run, Wilderness, Todd's Tavern, Spottsylvania, North Anna, Tolopotomy Creek, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Deep Bottom, Poplar Grove Church and Boydton Plank Road. (Descriptive Roll Fifth Michigan Volunteers).