Charles Lynch served in the First Nevada Cavalry Battalion on Frontier duty in Nevada and California, 1863-65.
First Nevada Cavalry Battalion.
This battalion of six companies was organized at Fort Churchill, Nev.,* where it was mustered into the U. S. service between June 17, 1863, and April 5, 1864, for three years.
* Fort Churchill located about 25 miles NE of Carson City, NV
The Union Army, vol. 4, p. 448
Charles Lynch, Private, Company D, 1st Battalion Nevada Cavalry
33 year old Miner, 5’ 10”, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in Ireland
Enlisted August 19, 1863 at Gold Hill by Lt Jewett for 3 years
Mustered in at Fort Churchill, N.T., September 2, 1863
Appointed Corporal September 25, 1863
Recorded as Private on the Mar/Apr., 1864 muster roll
Mustered out at Fort Churchill, November 18, 1865
Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the Territory and State of Nevada.