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DILGER, HUBERT

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Fought his guns until the enemy were upon him, then with one gun hauled in the road by hand he formed the rear guard and kept the enemy at bay by the rapidity of his fire and was the last man in the retreat.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain Battery I, 1st Ohio Light Artillery

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1863 Germany

Citation

Fought his guns until the enemy were upon him, then with one gun hauled in the road by hand he formed the rear guard and kept the enemy at bay by the rapidity of his fire and was the last man in the retreat.