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PACKARD, LORON

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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

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company E, 5th New York Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Cattaraugus County, New York

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