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Charles Arthur Goheen
Born August 5, 1843
Groveland, New York
Died May 8, 1889
Honeoye Falls, New York
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank First Sergeant
Unit New York Company G, 8th New York Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
Battles/wars Battle of Waynesboro
American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

Charles A. Goheen (August 5, 1843 - May 8, 1899) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. 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.

Goheen was born in Groveland, New York, entered service in Rochester, and was buried in Honeoye Falls, New York.

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