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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


Frederick Fuger

Organization: Battery A, 4th US Artillery

Entered Service: unknown

Birth: Germany.

Date Medal Issued: 24 August 1897.

Date of Action: 3 July 1863.

Place of Action: Gettysburg, Pa.


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succeeded to the command and fought the remaining gun with most distinguished gallantry until the battery was ordered withdrawn.


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