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Federal (USV)


Bolivar T. Bilger

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as Corporal, Company C, 5th Pennsylvania Reserves on 21 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was killed in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 His service from Bates.2 His name is seen as Bilger and Bilgar in the records.


12/13/1862; Fredericksburg, VA


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 132  [AotW citation 16431]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22731]