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Milton Lorenzi Haney

  • Rank: Regimental Chaplain
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    55th Illinois Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 22, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Voluntarily carried a musket in the ranks of his regiment and rendered heroic service in retaking the Federal works which had been captured by the enemy.
Medal of Honor Recipient Milton L. Haney
Medal of Honor Recipient Milton L. Haney
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Bushnell, McDonough County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: November 3, 1896
  • Born: January 23, 1825, Savannah, Ashland County, OH, United States
  • Died: January 20, 1922, Pasadena, CA, United States
  • Buried: Mountain View Cemetery (PM) (1-3371), Altadena, CA, United States

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