Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Lybrand, Archibald

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LYBRAND, Archibald, congressman, b. in Tarlton, Ohio, 23 May, 1840, and was graduated from the Wesleyan university of his native state. He entered the army in 1861 as a private in the 4th Ohio infantry, later becoming captain of the 73d regiment of Ohio infantry, was in the battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, and was wounded at Peach Tree Creek, and again at Dallas during the Atlanta campaign. After the war he became mayor of Delaware, Ohio, where he practised law, and partner in the Delaware chair company, to which for many years Mr. Lybrand has devoted much time. He is also a large landholder and has extensive farming interests. In 1897 he was elected to congress as a Republican, and was re-elected in 1899, representing the 8th Ohio district.