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ILGENFRITZ, CHARLES

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The color bearer falling, pierced by seven balls, he immediately sprang forward and grasped the colors, planting them upon the enemy's forts amid a murderous fire of grape, canister, and musketry from the enemy.

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U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: First Sergeant) Company E, 207th Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

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Civil War 1865 York County, Pennsylvania

Citation

The color bearer falling, pierced by seven balls, he immediately sprang forward and grasped the colors, planting them upon the enemy's forts amid a murderous fire of grape, canister, and musketry from the enemy.