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
Company: Company I
Division: 54th Ohio Infantry