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Federal (USV)

Private

Milo C. Alford

(1817 - 1896)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company G, 2nd WIsconsin Infantry on April 19, 1861 from Portage, WI. He was described as a 43 year old, 5'10" tall carpenter, with gray hair, gray eyes and a dark complexion.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the chest in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 20 December 1862 on a Surgeon's Certificate Of Disability at the US Army General Hospital, Baltimore, MD.

References & notes

Basic information from Quiner1 and the Adjutant General2. Life dates and further details from his gravesite on Findagrave, with research by John Christeson. Milo had been married as many as 6 times.

Birth

11/13/1817; Labrouf Township, Erie County, PA

Death

10/06/1896 Sioska, WI; burial in Lake View Cemetery, Chetek, WI

Notes

1   Quiner, Edwin Bentley, The Military History of Wisconsin, Chicago: Clarke & Company, Publishers, 1866, pg. 454  [AotW citation 10242]

2   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 364  [AotW citation 13953]