LYON, FREDERICK A. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company A, 1st Vermont Cavalry. Place and date: At Cedar Creek, Va., 19 October 1864.

Entered service at:   Burlington, Vt. Born: 25 June 1843, Williamsburg, Mass.

Date of issue:   26 November 1864.

Citation:   With 1 companion, captured the flag of a Confederate regiment, 3 officers, and an ambulance with its mules and driver.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)