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David Orbansky

  • Also Known As: Urbansky, David
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    58th Ohio Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: 1862 - 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Shiloh & Vicksburg, etc., Tennessee & Mississippi, etc., USA

Gallantry in actions.

Medal of Honor Recipient David Orbansky
Medal of Honor Recipient David Orbansky
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 2, 1879
  • Born: 1843, Lautenburg, Germany (Prussia)
  • Died: January 22, 1897, Miami County, OH, United States
  • Buried: United Jewish Cemetery (MH) (4-146); remains moved from Cedar Hill Cemetery, Piqua, Ohio, Cincinnati, OH, United States

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