The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to:

Leonidas S. Lytle
Buried: Silver City, New Mexico

Rank: First Sergeant
Organization: Company C, 8th US Cavalry
Place: Near Fort Selden, New Mexico
Date: 8-11 July 1873
Entered service at: Cleveland, OH
Born: 4 September 1846 in Warren County, PA
Died: 23 January 1924

Citation: Services against hostile Indians