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b. ? Cattaraugus County, New York. d. 16/07/1903 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 27/11/1863 Raccoon Ford, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company E, 5th New York Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Raccoon Ford, Virginia on November 27, 1863.

 

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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 3 armed Confederates.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CUBA CEMETERY, CUBA, NEW YORK.

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Loron Franklin Packard

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