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Jacob Cart
Born 1843
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Died April 24, 1882
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Ashland Cemetery
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Private
Unit Pennsylvania 7th Pennsylvania Reserve Regiment - Company A
Battles/wars Battle of Fredericksburg
Awards Medal of Honor

Private Jacob Cart (1843 – April 24, 1882) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Cart received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Fredericksburg in Virginia on 13 December 1862. He was honored with the award on 25 November 1864.


Cart was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1843. He enlisted into the 7th Pennsylvania Reserve Corps. He died on 24 April 1882 and his remains are interred at the Ashland Cemetery in Pennsylvania.

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