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Thomas V. Lyon papers

Identifier: MSD-0000-003

Collection Statement

This collection includes a Civil War diary, journals, clippings, hymnal, map, poem, letter and lists once belonging to Thomas V. Lyon.


  • 1861 - 1946


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with the Archives and Special Collections, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN. All requests to publish or quote must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections.

Biographical Note

Thomas V. Lyon was born in Owen County, Indiana, and a student at Indiana Asbury University in 1862. Lyon joined the 20th Indiana Battery Light Artillery which saw action in Alabama and Tennessee. Lyon kept a journal of his experiences from January 1864 to January 1865.


0.4 Cubic Feet (1 document case, 1 artifact)

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Related Archival Materials

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Archives and Special Collections, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN:

  • DC729, 985.121.1-985.121.7: Thomas V. Lyon artifacts
  • Civil War, DePauw Vertical File

Thomas V. Lyon papers
Paxton Stephenson
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana United Methodism Repository

Roy O. West Library
405 S. Indiana St.
Greencastle Indiana 46135 United States