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

Loron F. Packard
Buried: Cuba, NY

Rank: Private
Organization: Company E, 5th New York Cavalry
Place: At Raccoon Ford, Virginia
Date: 27 November 1863
Entered service at: Cuba, NY
Born: Cattaraugus County, NY
Died: 16 July 1903

Citation: After his command had retreated, this soldier, voluntarily and alone, returned to the assistance of a comrade and rescued him from the hands of three armed Confederates.