Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Born 20 March 1842
Died 14 February 1925
Buried Central City Cemetery, Merrick County Nebraska
Private Hilligas was discharged from the service early in the war because of disability. He would join Company H of the 97th Indiana Infantry on August 22nd, 1864 and would serve there until his muster out on June 9th, 1865 while in Washington D.C.
He filed for a pension in August of 1886.
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