LYMAN, JOEL H. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Quartermaster Sergeant, Company B, 9th New York Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Winchester, Va., 19 September 1864. Entered service at: East Randolph, N.Y.

Birth:   Cattaraugus, N.Y.

Date of issue:   20 August 1894.

Citation:   In an attempt to capture a Confederate flag he captured one of the enemy's officers and brought him within the lines.

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)