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RUSSELL, MILTON

russell milton f

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.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain Company A, 51st Indiana Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Hendricks County, Indiana

Citation

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.