The Civil War, Day by Day

Dilger at Gettysburg (detail)


Artillerist Hubert Dilger

A year later, after the 11th Corps had been transferred to the Georgia theater, a shot from one of Dilger’s guns killed Lieutenant General Leonidas Polk, the second highest-ranking Confederate general killed in the war.




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