of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
PACKARD, LORON F.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company E, 5th New York Cavalry. Place and
Date: At Raccoon Ford, Va., 27 November 1863. Entered Service At: Cuba, N.Y. Birth:
Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Date Of Issue: 20 August 1894.
After his command had retreated, this soldier, voluntarily and alone, returned to the
assistance of a comrade and rescued him from the hands of 3 armed Confederates.
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