of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
YEAGER, JACOB F.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company H, 101st Ohio Infantry. Place and
Date: At Buzzard's Roost, Ga., 11 May 1864. Entered Service At: Tiffin, Ohio. Birth:
Lehigh County, Pa. Date Of Issue: 3 August 1897.
Seized a shell with fuze burning that had fallen in the ranks of his company and threw
it into a stream, thereby probably saving his comrades from injury.
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