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H.R. Millett

H.R. Millett

Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

Henry Rust Millett

(1835 - 1914)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 25, from Norway, he enlisted as Sergeant, Company G, First Maine Infantry for 3 months service on 3 May 1861. He enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant, Company G, 10th Maine Infantry, and mustered on 21 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He commanded his Company in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company in May 1863 and was commissioned First Lieutenant, Company G, 29th Maine Infantry on 16 December 1863. He was promoted to Captain on 6 November 1864 and mustered out 14 March 1866.

References & notes

Service from the Maine Adjutant General1 and Gould's History. 2 His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture from a photograph in the MOLLUS Massachusetts Collection, US Army Military History Institute.

Birth

11/16/1835; Norway, ME

Death

11/08/1914 Norway, ME; burial in Norway Pine Grove Cemetery, Paris, ME

Notes

1   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 282  [AotW citation 17433]

2   Gould, John Mead, History of the First - Tenth - Twenty-ninth Maine regiment, Portland: Stephen Berry, 1871, pp. 258, 654  [AotW citation 17434]