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Federal (USV)


Milo S. Stroud

(1840 - 1921)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Union, he enlisted in Company B, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 12 July 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in both legs and his right forearm in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The remainder of the War:
He was in the General Hospital, West Philadelphia, and was discharged for wounds on 26 January 1863. He married Sarah M. Corey on 12 March 1863 in Hortonville, WI. He enlisted 7 March 1864 in Company A, 5th US Cavalry.

After the War:
He served until 7 March 1867, where he was discharged at Raleigh, NC, then returned to his family farm in Union Township, Waupaca County, WI. He was elected Constable from 1868 to at least 1895. He was also notary public, and sometime town clerk and assessor.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Further details from a sketch in the Commemorative Biographical Record of the Upper Wisconsin Counties (1895) and United States Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914, online from Family Search.

Birth Date: 12/12/1840    Place of Birth: Sandy Creek, NY    
Death Date: 02/03/1921    Burial Place: Union Cemetery, Symco, WI


1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 410 - 412  [AotW citation 15172]

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