|Joel H. Lyman|
|Born||May 11, 1845|
|Died||May 4, 1922(aged 76)|
|Place of birth||Cattaraugus, New York|
United States of America|
United States Army|
|Years of service||1861 - 1864|
|Unit||9th New York Cavalry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Quartermaster Sergeant, Company B, 9th New York Cavalry. Place and date: At Winchester, Va., September 19, 1864. Entered service at: East Randolph, N.Y. Birth: Cattaraugus, N.Y. Date of issue: August 20, 1894.
In an attempt to capture a Confederate flag he captured one of the enemy's officers and brought him within the lines.
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- ""JOEL H. LYMAN" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: American Civil War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/civwaral.html. Retrieved 2008-03-13.
- "Joel H. Lyman". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8274457. Retrieved 2008-07-02.
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