LYON, EDWARD E.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company B, 2d
Oregon Volunteer Infantry. Place and Date: At San Miguel de Mayumo, Luzon,
Philippine Islands, 13 May 1899. Entered Service At: Amboy, Wash. Birth:
Hixton, Wis. Date of Issue: 24 January 1906.
With 11 other scouts, without waiting for the
supporting battalion to aid them or to get into position to do so, charged over a distance
of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy, who were in line and in a
position that could only be carried by a frontal attack.