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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Milden H Wilson

  • Rank: Sergeant (Highest Rank: Ordnance Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    7th U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 9, 1877
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Big Hole, Montana, USA
Gallantry in forming company from line of skirmishers and deploying again under a galling fire, and in carrying dispatches at the imminent risk of his life.
Medal of Honor Recipient Milden H. Wilson
Medal of Honor Recipient Milden H. Wilson
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Newark, Licking County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 2, 1878
  • Born: July 25, 1847, Huron County, OH, United States
  • Died: February 5, 1924, Lawrence Park, Erie County, PA, United States
  • Buried: Erie Cemetery, Erie, PA, United States

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