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CMOHS.org - Private LYON, EDWARD E., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

LYON, EDWARD E.

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company B
Division: 2d Oregon Volunteer Infantry
Born: Hixton, Wis.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Amboy, Wash.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 01/24/1906
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At San Miguel de Mayumo, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 13 May 1899
 
 


LYON, EDWARD E. Photo
 
Citation

With 11 other scouts, without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy, who were in line and in a position that could only be carried by a frontal attack.