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CORNELIUS ALLIGER was born in Waterloo, New York, and was by occupation a laborer ; he enlisted. August 18th, 1862, aged eighteen years; was appointed Corporal July 4th, 1863, and promoted to Sergeant June 10th, 1864 ; he was in action at Harper's Ferry, Gettysburg and Morton's Ford, where he was wounded February 4th, 1863 ; he rejoined the Regiment May 13th, 1864 ; he participated in the battles of Spottsylvania, North Anna, Tolo?potomoy, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Deep Bottom, Strawberry Plains and Ream's Station, where he was again wounded in action August 25th, 1864 ; he returned to the Regiment at Arlington Heights, Virginia, in the spring of 1865 and was dis?charged with it at the close of the war. Co. I, 126th Regiment Infantry New York, Disaster, struggle, triumph. Dedicated to the 126th Regiment of New York State Volunteers, 1870