About Milden H Wilson
Milden Wilson and Medal of Honor recipient Patrick Rogan became brothers-in-law when they married the sisters of fellow Medal of Honor recipient John McLennon. All three men earned the Medals of Honor during the Indian Wars.
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Milden H. Wilson, United States Army, for 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, on 9 August 1877, while serving with Company I, 7th U.S. Infantry, in action at Big Hole, Montana.
General Orders: Date of Issue: December 2, 1878
Action Date: August 9, 1877
Company: Company I
Division: 7th U.S. Infantry