GOODRICH, EDWIN - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   First Lieutenant, Company D, 9th New York Cavalry.
Place and date:   Near Cedar Creek, Va., November 1864.

Entered service at:   Westfield, N.Y.

Birth:   New York, N.Y.

Date of issue:   14 May 1894.

Citation:   While the command was falling back, he returned, and in the face of the enemy rescued a sergeant from under his fallen horse.

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)