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Confederate (CSV)


Urban Glen Milhous

(1833 - 1904)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company H, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 9 December 1861 at Camp Hampton near Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

He was in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was appointed 4th Sergeant by February 1863. He was listed as absent without leave from Fall 1864 into February 1865. He was surrendered and paroled at Augusta, GA on 18 May 1865.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1880 he was a farmer in Bamberg Township, Barnwell (later Bamberg) County, SC. He was retired and living with son-in-law William Hutto and family in Bamberg in 1900.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records, with his presence at "Boonsboro" from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1870-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married the widow Rebecca Lucy Grimes Zorn (1830-1897, 5 Zorn children) in 1860 and they had 4 children.


1833 in SC


01/04/1904; Bamberg County, SC; burial in Flat Pond Zorn Cemetery, Denmark, SC