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March 22, 1843|
New York City
|Died||November 26, 1910
|Place of burial|
||United States Army
|Years of service||1861 - 1865|
|Unit||Company D, 9th New York Volunteer Cavalry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War
• Battle of Cedar Creek
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Battle of Cedar Creek fought near Middletown, Virginia on October 19, 1864. The battle was the decisive engagement of Major General Philip Sheridan's Valley Campaigns of 1864 and was the largest battle fought in the Shenandoah Valley.
Goodrich enlisted in the Army from Westfield, New York in November 1861. He was commissioned as an officer in February 1864, and mustered out with his regiment in July 1865.
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