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Jacob B. Sweitzer

Born: Jul 4, 1821

Death: Nov 9, 1888

Birthplace: Brownsville

Nationality: United States

Jacob B. Sweitzer

Date of Birth : Jul 4, 1821
Date of Death : Nov 9, 1888
Birth Place : Brownsville

Jacob Bowman Sweitzer was a Pennsylvania lawyer and soldier who commanded a regiment and then a brigade in the Army of the Potomac in the American Civil War. He and his men were significantly engaged at the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, where they reinforced and helped temporarily stabilize the Union defensive line on the second day of fighting.

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