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Charles Henry Ilgenfritz
Birth: Mar. 4, 1837
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 1920
York
York County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a First Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company E, 207th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on April 2, 1865 at Fort Sedgwick, Virginia. His citation reads "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." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Matilda Emswiler Ilgenfritz (1840 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  Eddie Elmer Ilgenfritz (1861 - 1862)*
  William Anderson Ilgenfritz (1862 - 1863)*
  Morris Plowman Ilgenfritz (1864 - 1943)*
  John Hay Ilgenfritz (1866 - 1918)*
  Mary Ann Plowman Ilgenfritz Miller (1869 - 1954)*
  George Horning Ilgenfritz (1871 - 1945)*
  Charles Henry Ilgenfritz (1873 - 1945)*
  Matilda Blanche Ilgenfritz Frock (1875 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prospect Hill Cemetery
York
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section E, Lot 115
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Feb 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7205711
Charles Henry Ilgenfritz
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Charles Henry Ilgenfritz
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Charles Henry Ilgenfritz
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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- Sheila (Horn) Strickler
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- Harry Senft
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