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David Orbansky
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Personal Information
Born: 1843
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Died: January 22, 1897 (aged 53–54)
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Allegiance: United States of America
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Branch: United States Army
Union Army
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Rank: Private
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Unit: 58th Ohio Infantry
Battles: American Civil War
Awards: Medal of Honor
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David Orbansky or 'Urbansky' was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War. He earned the Medal of Honor for his gallantry in action against enemy Confederate forces in the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, in 1862 and again at the Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, in 1863, as well as other actions.

Medal of Honor citation[]

  • Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 58th Ohio Infantry
  • Place and date: At Shiloh, Tenn.; Vicksburg, Miss., etc., 1862 and 1863.
  • Entered service at: Columbus, Ohio.
  • Birth: Lautenburg, Prussia.
  • Date of issue: August 2, 1879.


Gallantry in actions.

See also[]

  • List of Medal of Honor recipients
  • List of Jewish Medal of Honor recipients
  • List of American Civil War Medal of Honor recipients: M-Z


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