[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
Jacob G Orth[more about him]
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.
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