General Homer Virgil Milton

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Homer Virgil Milton

Birthdate: (41)
Birthplace: Jefferson County, Georgia, United States
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Marianna, Jackson County, Florida, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain John Milton (Continental Army); John Milton; Hannah E. Milton and Hannah Elizabeth Milton
Husband of Elizabeth Jane Milton
Father of John Milton, Confederate Governor of Florida
Brother of ANNA Milton

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About General Homer Virgil Milton

Served as a General in the War of 1812

Son of John and Hannah Milton

Husband of Elizabeth (Robinson) Milton

Homer Virgil and Elizabeth (Robinson) Milton were the parents of Confederate Governor of Florida and lawyer John Milton.


Homer Virgil Milton was born at Milton Plantation, Louisville, Georgia in 1781. He was the son of Captain John and Hannah E. (Spencer) Milton. He was married on May 17, 1801 to Elizabeth Robinson. He entered the U.S. Army and was promoted Major on May 8, 1808; Lieutenant-Colonel in September of 1810; Colonel, 3d Infantry on August 15, 1818. He took an active part in the war of 1812 and distinguished himself in several engagements, gaining the rank of Brigadier-General of volunteers. He was a hereditary member of the Society of the Cincinnati. His children were: John Milton, born April 20, 1807 (q.v.): Homer Virgil Milton, born April 2, 1813, and Jane Elizabeth Milton, born August 23, 1815. He died at Milton Plantation, Louisville, Georgia on April 2, 1822. Homer was moved to his present burial site in 1927.

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General Homer Virgil Milton's Timeline

1781
1781
Jefferson County, Georgia, United States
1807
April 20, 1807
Age 26
Jefferson County, Georgia, United States
1822
1822
Age 41
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Marianna, Jackson County, Florida, United States