The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to:

Joel H. Lyman
Buried: Randolph, NY

Rank: Quartermaster Sergeant
Organization: Company B, 9th New York Cavalry
Place: At Winchester, Virginia
Date: 19 September 1864
Entered service at: East Randolph, New York
Born: 11 May 1845 at East Randolph, NY
Died: 4 May 1922

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