The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 36, July 1932 - April, 1933 Page: 199
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Mrs. Angelina B. Eberly
was thought that the life here would build him up and this it did
for a time, but a constitutional malady returned and on June
18, 1872, he was furloughed on surgeon's certificate. HI-e returned
in September but had to leave again because of the same physical
trouble, and went to Philadelphia so that he could be under the
care of a famous physician there.
The next record I find of him is a letter addressed to his
guardian. We do not have the incoming letters for that period.
The letter to his guardian expresses sympathy because of the re-
cent death of young Lytle and conveys to the guardian a copy
of the order published February 28, 1873. That order states that
he was buried at his home in Indianola, Texas, February 15, 1873.
A note in the Superintendent's annual report of 1873 mentions
that "after lingering for some months in Philadelphia, death cut
short his fond aspirations to become a graduate of this institu-
Mr. F. S. Montier of Port Lavaca was a schoolmate of Peyton
Lytle and was acquainted with three of the slaves that formerly
belonged to Mrs. Eberly,-Eliza, Caroline, and Tom. He says
they went by the name of Eberly. Caroline, he recalled, sur-
vived the storm of 1875. Tom was killed in a saloon fight at
The storm of 1875 wrecked and washed away most of the mark-
ers in the cemetery at Indianola, Mrs. Eberly's and Mr. Lytle's
being among those destroyed, and as a consequence their graves
cannot be located."2
"From a conversation with Mr. Montier February 16, 1932.
"From a search of the cemetery, February 16, 1932.
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