Daniel D. Lynn – Major, United States Army Indiana State Flag

Daniel D. Lynn of Indiana
Appointed from Indiana, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1855 (16)
Breveted Second Lieutenant, 3rd United States Infantry, 1 July 1860
Second Lieutenant, 6th United States Infantry, 18 July 1860
First Lieutenant, 14 May 1861
Captain, 14 July 1863
Unassigned,  5 January 1870
Breveted Captain, 2 July 1863 and Major, 13 March 1865 for gallant and meritorious service at the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Honorably discharged 1 November 1870 at his own request
Died 3 December 1895
Buried with full military honors in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery

NOTE: Clark Lynn, Colonel, United States Army, USMA 1903, is his son and is buried in the Major’s gravesite in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.


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