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Jacob E. Swap
Birth: Aug. 12, 1846
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1925
Lakeport
Lake County
California, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Born in Calnehoose, New York, he entered the Union Army at Springs, Pennsylvania and served as a Private in Company H, 83d Pennsylvania Infantry. His Medal of Honor action occurred May 5, 1864 at Wilderness, Virginia. His citation (issued November 19, 1897) reads: "Although assigned to other duty, he voluntarily joined his regiment in a charge and fought with it until severely wounded." Judge Swap, as he would later become known due to his service as a police judge in Pennsylvania, also worked in railroading. He relocated to Lakeport, California after the death of his wife, approximately 8 months before he passed away.  (bio by: Lawrence Hildebrand) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Angeline L. Swap (____ - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Oakland
Alameda County
California, USA
Plot: Garden of Devotion, Row 10, Sp 55
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Lawrence Hildebrand
Record added: Jun 24, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11229488
Jacob E. Swap
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Jacob E. Swap
Added by: Lawrence Hildebrand
 
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