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LYNDON ARNOLD. Born in St. Johnsbury, and son of Capt. William C. Arnold, and was seventeen years of age when he enlisted for the first time. Enlisted in Company G, 3d Regiment, July 16, 1861. Mustered int United States service the same day, and was discharged March 10, 1862, by reason of surgeon's certificate of disability. Re-enlisted in Company H, 45th Massachusetts, Oct. 22, 1862, and mustered out of service July 7, 1863. Re-enlisted as a Veteran, in Company M, 11th Vermont Regiment, August 28, 1863. Transferred to Company D, June 24, 1865, and thereafter to Company A. Promoted Corporal. Was sick in General Hospital August 31, 1864. Corporal Arnold was in action at Trenton, N. C., Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, and at Petersburg, in 1864 and 1865. Bounty from City of Boston, for enlistment in the 45th Massachusetts Regiment, $200--for enlistment as a Veteran in the 11th Vermont from United States Government, $400.