Jacob Swegheimer (1843 - 1917)

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Nicknames: "John"
Birthplace: Oldtown, Baden, Germany
Death: Died
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Jacob Swegheimer

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Jacob Swegheimer, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863, while serving with Company I, 54th Ohio Infantry, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

General Orders: Date of Issue: July 14, 1894

Action Date: May 22, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company I

Division: 54th Ohio Infantry

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Jacob Swegheimer's Timeline

February 25, 1843
Oldtown, Baden, Germany
April 17, 1887
Age 44
Troy, Delaware, Ohio, USA
March 15, 1917
Age 74
Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, USA