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Plot Location: Naval  3, Row 4, Grave 3, Yeadon, PA  GPS: 39.93643* N, 075.24106* W

Thomas G. Lyons headstone at Mount Moriah Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Seaman, serving on board the U. S. S. Pensacola; in the attack on Forts Jackson and St. Philip, April 24, 1862; was lashed outside of that vessel, on the port-sheet chain, with lead in hand, to lead the ship past the forts, and never flinched, although under a heavy fire from the forts and rebel gunboats. (G. O. 169, Feb. 8, 1872.)

Japanese maple tree in front of a monument at Mount Moriah Cemetery

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