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 Jacob H. Overturf

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Jacob H. Overturf

  • Birth 7 Jan 1842
  • Death 10 Sep 1900
  • Burial Holton, Ripley County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 7876154

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company K, 83d Indiana Infantry for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. His citation reads "Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party".

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 18 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7876154
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob H. Overturf (7 Jan 1842–10 Sep 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7876154, citing Holton Cemetery, Holton, Ripley County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .