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YEAGER, JACOB

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Seized a shell with fuse burning that had fallen in the ranks of his company and threw it into a stream, thereby probably saving his comrades from injury.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company H, 101st Ohio Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 New Texas, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Seized a shell with fuse burning that had fallen in the ranks of his company and threw it into a stream, thereby probably saving his comrades from injury.