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 Edwin Goodrich

Edwin Goodrich

Birth
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 26 Nov 1910 (aged 67)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Portland, Ionia County, Michigan, USA
Plot A3 198 3
Memorial ID 8114692 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Major in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in Company D, 9th New York Cavalry for action in November 1864 near Cedar Creek, Virgina. His citation reads "While the command was falling back, he returned and in the face of the enemy rescued a sergeant from under his fallen horse." His remains were cremated at Graceland Cemetery in Chicago, Illinois before being returned to Portland, Michigan.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 22 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8114692
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edwin Goodrich (22 Mar 1843–26 Nov 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8114692, citing Portland Cemetery, Portland, Ionia County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .