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CMOHS.org - Captain RUSSELL, MILTON, U.S. Army

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RUSSELL, MILTON

Rank: Captain
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 51st Indiana Infantry
Born: Hendricks County, Ind.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: North Salem, Ind.
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Place / Date: At Stone River, Tenn., 29 December 1862
 
 


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Citation

Was the first man to cross Stone River and, in the face of a galling fire from the concealed skirmishers of the enemy, led his men up the hillside, driving the opposing skirmishers before them.