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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|
||United States Army|
|Unit||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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