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army officer

Nathaniel Lyon, American army officer.

Background

Lyon, Nathaniel was born on July 14, 1818 in Ashford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Amasa and Keziah (Knowlton) Lyon.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1841.

Career

Captain, 1851; general in supreme command United States Army forces in St. Louis, 1861. General 1st brigade United States Mo.

Connections

father:
Amasa Lyon

mother:
Keziah (Knowlton) Lyon