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Vietnam Vet 1967-1968. Married, 2 sons, 2 grandchildren. Live in NJ. Great Grandfather was John H. Wilson who served in Union army with his brother-in-law Albert Lyons. John was wounded on July 2, 1863 near the Wheat Field but survived.

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  • Albert Lyon is brother-in law of John H. Wilson, who married his sister. Both joined Union army in August 1862 and served together in Company E of 11th NJ regiment. John wounded and disabled at Gettysburg on July 2nd, 1863, but Albert went on to finish the war with Company E

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  • This was my Great Uncle, and my Great Grandfather's brother-in-law. His sister was married to to John H. Wilson, and they both joined the Union army together in August 1862. Albert went on to finish the war with Company E of the 11th NJ regiment. Was wounded several times. Founght at Gettysburg with John H. Wilson in the Sickles unit at the Wheat Field and main Rd.

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  • Company E engaged the cofederates, under General Van Syckle's command out near the Wheat Filed, and on the main road. Fought their way back to the main Union army location at Gettysburg the day before Pickett's Charge.

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  • This was my Great Grandfather, wounded in his leg at Gettysburg Juhy 2, 1863. Also in unit was my Great Uncle, Albert Lyons in the same Unit: Company E, 11th NJ Regiment. This wound earned John an Medical Discharge from the Union Army as he never was able to fully recover. Albert Lyons continued in Company E until the end of the war. Both Civil War vey\terans are buried in Rockaway, NJ ...more

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