Know Your Medal of Honor Recipients:
Private Moses Orr (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions in the Winter of 1872-1873. His citation reads:
Gallant conduct during cam paigns and engagements with Apaches.
Major Robert L. Orr (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on April 2, 1865, at Petersburg, Virginia. His citation reads:
Carried the colors at the head of the column in the assault after two color bearers had been shot down.
Seaman John Ortega (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on board the USS Saratoga. His citation reads:
Served as seaman on board the U.S.S. Saratoga during actions of that vessel on 2 occasions. Carrying out his duties courageously during these actions, Ortega conducted himself gallantly through both periods. Promoted to acting master's mate.
The I’m just sayin… Gospel Verse of the Week
13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,
14 “Glory to God in the highest heaven,
and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”
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