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FUGER, FREDERICK

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All the officers of his battery having been killed or wounded and five of its guns disabled in Pickett's assault, he succeeded to the command and fought the remaining gun with most distinguished gallantry until the battery was ordered withdrawn.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Lieutenant Colonel USA Ret.) Battery A, 4th U.S. Artillery

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1863 Wurttemberg, Germany

Citation

All the officers of his battery having been killed or wounded and five of its guns disabled in Pickett's assault, he succeeded to the command and fought the remaining gun with most distinguished gallantry until the battery was ordered withdrawn.