129th Pennsylvania Volunteers
Medal of Honor Recipient
JACOB G. FRICK
Colonel, 129th Pennsylvania Infantry. Entered service at. Pottsville, Pa. Born: 23 January 1838, Northumberland, Pa.
Citation: At Fredericksburg, 13 December 1862, seized the colors and led the command through a terrible fire of cannon and musketry. In a hand-to-hand fight at Chancellorsville, 3 May 1863, recaptured the colors of his regiment.
Date of issue: 7 June 1892.
Source: The U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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