Milton F. Russell (1836 - 1908)

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Birthplace: Hendricks, Indiana, USA
Death: Died
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About Milton F. Russell

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain Milton F. Russell, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 29 December 1862, while serving with Company A, 51st Indiana Infantry, in action at Stone River, Tennessee. Captain Russell 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.

General Orders: Date of Issue: September 28, 1897

Action Date: December 29, 1862

Service: Army

Rank: Captain

Company: Company A

Division: 51st Indiana Infantry

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Milton Russell's Timeline

1836
September 25, 1836
Hendricks, Indiana, USA
1864
1864
Age 27
1908
July 2, 1908
Age 71
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San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA