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BIEGER, CHARLES

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Voluntarily risked his life by taking a horse, under heavy fire beyond the line of battle for the rescue of his captain, whose horse had been killed in a charge and who was surrounded by the enemy's skirmishers.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company D, 4th Missouri Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Wiesbaden, Germany

Citation

Voluntarily risked his life by taking a horse, under heavy fire beyond the line of battle for the rescue of his captain, whose horse had been killed in a charge and who was surrounded by the enemy's skirmishers.