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General Lyon gravesite

Uploaded by: Hamptonite

Friday October 5, 2012

Eastford, CT (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: The gravestone of General Lyon, the first union general killed in the Civil War. The cemetery is named the General Lyon cemetery.

Image Width: 5202

Image Length: 3465

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Compression: JPEG compression

Photometric Interpretation: RGB

Model: Canon EOS REBEL T2i

Orientation: top - left

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y-Resolution: 72.00

Planar Configuration: planar format

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows

Exposure Time: 1/128 sec.

FNumber: f/8.0

ISO Speed Ratings: 100

Focal Length: 38.0 mm

Color Space: Uncalibrated

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2. RNJoel
12:20 PM GMT on October 10, 2012
As I recall, Gen. Lyon was killed at Wilson's Creek Battelfield in Missouri. His death (or the events around it) were a significant turning point for the early war in the "west". The union secured Missouri which had been almost gone with the South. I grew up just a few miles from this historic site.
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1. WeatherWise
12:40 PM GMT on October 08, 2012
Thanks for sharing - I did not know about General Lyons. Nice capture of a pretty special gravestone.
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