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CMOHS.org - Private BIEGER, CHARLES, U.S. Army

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BIEGER, CHARLES

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company D
Division: 4th Missouri Cavalry
Born: Germany
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: St. Louis, Mo.
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Place / Date: At Ivy Farm, Miss., 22 February 1864
 
 


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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.