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Corporal

Jacob G Orth

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Organization:    Company D, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry
Entered Service:   unknown
Birth:   Philadelphia, Pa.
Date Medal Issued:   15 January 1867.


Date of Action:   17 September 1862.
Place of Action:   Antietam, Md.


Citation:
Capture of flag of 7th South Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.), in hand-to-hand encounter, although he was wounded in the shoulder.
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US Army Medal of Honor, 1865


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