I. First months
Theodore Lyman reached Boston early in June 1863, hoping to obtain a Staff appoLouis Agassiz's newly built museum.
Many of Lyman's friends thought that his desire to join the
Soon came Gettysburg; and shortly afterward Mrs. Lyman's cousin, Robert Shaw, fell at the head of hly expect me to do.
[Armed with this letter Lyman was soon in the possession of his commission aed the General himself, who cried out, Hulloo, Lyman!
How are you?
just as he used to. He was as . Meade also crossed the river into Virginia.
Lyman joined the army in the midst of the manoeuvres the enemy.
It is quite extraordinary, writes Lyman, what little information is to be had. The ideaction at the Capitol.
At Centreville, writes Lyman, we had a set — to between Meade and Halleck.
erly, poked his head into the tent saying: Colonel Lyman, the General will have breakfast at seven t, and an elegant pair of trousers!
Now then, Lyman, are you ready?