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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Joel Huntington Lyman

Details
  • Rank: Quartermaster Sergeant (Highest Rank: First Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    9th New York Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 19, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Winchester, Virginia, USA
Citation
In an attempt to capture a Confederate flag, he captured one of the enemy's officers and brought him within the lines.
Medal of Honor Recipient Joel H. Lyman
Medal of Honor Recipient Joel H. Lyman
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: East Randolph, Cattaraugus County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 20, 1894
  • Born: May 11, 1845, East Randolph, Cattaraugus County, NY, United States
  • Died: May 4, 1922, Randolph, NY, United States
  • Buried: Randolph Cemetery (PM), Randolph, NY, United States
 

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