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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.

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

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