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Pvt David Diffenbaugh
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Birth: unknown
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1863
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

David Diffenbaugh was a member of the 8th Regimnetal Illinois Volunteer Cavalry Company G when he died at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1, 1863. He was sevring as an orderly for Col. William Gamble, commander of the regiment.
The muster sheet list him as being from Freeport, IL and enlisting on September 18, 1861. He is the only confirmed death the 8th had at the Battle of Gettysburg. 
 
Burial:
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Illinois Plot, Section A, Site #4
 
Created by: Jesse Martinez
Record added: Jan 25, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8315811
Pvt David Diffenbaugh
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Pvt David Diffenbaugh
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Pvt David Diffenbaugh
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(a 1863 newspaper account)A private of the 8th Illinois was shot through the lungsand brought to the hospital for surgical treatment. Hiswound was a fatal one, and he suffered intensely. I askedhim for his name, and it was Dussold; and inquiring as tothe ...(Read more)
- Jon Diffenbaugh
 Added: Apr. 26, 2015
Private, Company G, 8th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry
- Karl Stelly
 Added: Jan. 11, 2015
Seal of the State of Illinois
- Karl Stelly
 Added: Dec. 12, 2010
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