Medal of Honor Recipient
JACOB G. ORTH
Corporal, Company D, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Philadelphia, Pa.
Citation: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862. Capture of flag of 7th South Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.), in hand-to-hand encounter, although he was wounded in the shoulder
Date of issue: 15 January 1867.
Source: The U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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