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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 05/12/1841 Frederick, Maryland.  d. 16/03/1915 Hagerstown, Maryland.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/04/1865 Five Forks, Virginia.

 

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Lieutenant in the US Army in Company G, 7th Maryland Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Five Forks, Virginia on April 1, 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Jacob Koogle, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1 April 1865, while serving with Company G, 7th Maryland Infantry, in action at Five Forks, Virginia, for capture of battle flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ST PAULS LUTHERAN CHURCH CEMETERY, MYERSVILLE, MARYLAND.

Jacob Koogle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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