b. 05/08/1843 Groveland, New York. d. 08/05/1899 New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/03/1865 Waynesboro, Virginia.
Goheen received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor. Goheen's medal was won for capturing the flag at the Battle of Waynesboro in Virginia on March 2, 1865. He was honored with the award on March 26, 1865.
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant Charles Arthur Goheen, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 March 1865, while serving with Company G, 8th New York Cavalry, in action at Waynesboro, Virginia, for capture of flag.
BURIAL LOCATION: HONEOYE FALLS CEMETERY, HONEOYE FALLS, NEW YORK.
Plot: Section B, Lot 110
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