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ORTH, JACOB

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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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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal (highest rank: Sergeant) Company D, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Citation

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