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MILESTEEN, Ole H.

WI 15th Inf Co E. Residence: Perry, Dane County, Wisconsin. From Hadeland, Norway. Born “Ole Halvorsen Milesten” on 6 Feb 1840, son of Halvor Olsen Milesten and Else Larsdatter Olimb. He came with his parents and two siblings from Jevnaker, Oppland, in 1848. They came to Springfield Township, Dane County, Wisconsin, and moved by 1850 to Perry Township, Dane County. Civil War: Age 22. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 23 Dec 1861 in Dane County. Mustered 1 Jan 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Seriously wounded and taken prisoner at Battle of Stone's River near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on 31 Dec 1862. Paroled. Was in parole camp at Annapolis, Maryland. Moved to Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Missouri. Returned to his company. Killed in the Battle of Chickamauga, 20 Sep 1863. Entered on the Roll of Honor for the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-7; red book vol 20 p76) (TAR) (Buslett p488) (Ager p305) (Ulvestad p310) (Naeseth ’48-1619) (Hedberg) “Milesten, Ole” “Milestun, Ole”

MILHAUSEN, Henry H. P.

IA 9th Inf Co A. Residence: Maquoketa, Iowa. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 31. Enlisted 29 Jul 1861 as a Corporal. Mustered 7 Sep 1861. Promoted to Sergeant 17 Dec 1863. Re-enlisted and re-mustered 23 Jan 1864. Killed in the Battle of Dallas, Georgia, on 30 May 1864. Buried in National Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia, section A, grave 358. Sources: (ISW-II cd p86)

MILLAND, Lawrence J.

IL 7th Inf Co I. Residence: Springfield, Sagamon County, Illinois. Born in Christiania, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 28. Unmarried. Dark eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 25 Jul 1861 at Mound City, Illinois. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 1 p43)

MILLARD, Lawrence J.

IL Lt Arty Henshaw’s Battery. Residence: Marion, De Witt County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 30. Black eyes, black hair, dark complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 5 Jan 1863. Mustered 9 Jan 1863 at Ottawa, Illinois. Private. Died of wounds on 7 May 1863 at Louisville, Kentucky. Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p40)

MILLER

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MILLER, Christ

US Army, 110th Inf, Co L. Born 18 Nov 1889 at Sporring, Denmark, a son of Jens Miller and Mary Anna, both of Snystrup, Norway. First World War: Age 28. Entered the army on 25 May 1918 in Kingsbury County, South Dakota. Private. Was overseas from 7 Aug 1918 until 11 Mar 1919. Discharged 21 Mar 1919. Post war: Died of pneumonia at age 41 on 25 Jan 1931 at Hetland, South Dakota. Buried in the Danish Cemetery at Badger, South Dakota, block 8, lot 49, grave 7. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Kingsbury County)

MILLER, Eugene

IL 67th Inf Co D. Residence: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 23. Unmarried. Hazel eyes, brown hair. light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Jun 1862 at Chicago. Mustered there on 13 Jun 1862. Private. Sources: (ILSA reel 7 p12)

MILLER, Fr.

From Kristiania (Oslo), Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded. Post war: Lived at Cormorant, Minnesota. A veteran named Francis Miller, living in Bismarck, Burleigh County, Dakota Territory, in February 1875 was granted a pension of $6 a month because of an injury to his right knee. Sources: (Ulvestad p310) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Dakota Territory)”, publ. 1996, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota)

MILLER, Fred’k

IL 124th Inf Co B. Residence: Batavia, Kane County, Illinois. Born in Norway. Civil War: Cooper. Age 32. Unmarried. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’5”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Aug 1862 at Batavia. Mustered 10 Sep 1862 at Camp Butler, Illinois. Private. Discharged from the service because of wounds on 10 Oct 1863 at St. Louis, Missouri. Sources: (ILSA reel 11 p8)

MILLER, Hans

WI 1st Hv Arty Co K. Born 29 Dec 1836 in Denmark. Civil War: Age 27. Enrolled 19 Sep 1864 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Private. Discharged from the service 26 Jun 1865 at Washington DC. Post war: Died of pneumonia at age 42 on 7 Mar 1879 in Glenwood Township, Clay County, South Dakota, and is buried there in Danefield Cemetery. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Clay County)

MILLER, Henry F.

IA 2nd Inf Co I. Residence: Lyons, Iowa. Born in Denmark. Civil War: Age 20. Enlisted 5 May 1861. Mustered 28 May 1861. Private. Wounded in his arm 4 Oct 1862 at Corinth, Mississippi. Sources: (ISW-I cd p89)

MILLER, Jacob

WI 20th Inf Co G. Residence: Christiania, Dane County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Unmarried. Age 22. Enlisted for three years on 12 Aug 1862 at Christiania. Mustered 18 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out 14 Jul 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 101-14; red book vol 25)

MILLER, James

US Navy. Born 1835 in Denmark. Civil War: Enlisted from Massachusetts. Quartermaster. Awarded Medal of Honor. On board the U.S. Steam Gunboat Marblehead off Legareville, Stone’s River, on 25 Dec 1863, during an engagement with enemy on John’s Island, Miller behaved gallantly throughout the engagement which resulted in the enemy’s withdrawal and the abandonment of his arms. Sources: (“America’s Medal of Honor Recipients”. Publ. 1977, pp 167, 1017)

MILLER, Swan

IL 33rd Inf Co H. Residence: Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 18. Farmer. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’7½”. Enlisted for three years on 11 Mar 1862 at Toulan, Ilinois. Mustered at Camp Butler on 14 Apr 1864. Private. Recruit. Mustered out 11 Mar 1865 at New Orleans, Louisiana, expiration of term of service. Sources: (ILSA reel three p 49)

MILLER, Tannis O.

WI Hv Arty Co C. Residence: Winneconne, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Tønnes Tobiasen Møller” on 6 Aug 1839 at Sokndal, Rogaland, Norway, son of Tobias Møller and Christine Elle. He came to America with his parents and siblings on the brig “Juno”, which sailed from Arendal, Aust Agder, on 4 Jul 1849 and arrived in New York on 18 Aug 1849. They came to Winneconne Township, Winnebago County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 19. Unmarried. Blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’7”. Enlisted for one year on 1 Sep 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there on 5 Sep 1864. Bounty $100. Private. Discharged from the service 16 Jun 1865. Post war: He lived in Hansen, Wood County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 246-4; 250-1; red book vol 6) (WHS Letter from this veteran advising the Adjutant General’s office on how to spell his name.) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-2589)

MILLER, Tobias C.

WI 14th Inf Co C. Residence: Omro, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Born “Tobias Tobiasen Møller” on 8 Oct 1841 at Sokndal, Rogaland, Norway, son of Tobias Møller and Christine Elle. He came to America with his parents and siblings on the brig “Juno”, which sailed from Arendal, Aust Agder, on 4 Jul 1849 and arrived in New York on 18 Aug 1849. They came to Winneconne Township, Winnebago County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for three years on 2 Feb 1864 at Omro, Wisconsin. Mustered 11 Mar 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Recruit. Private. Was in the Sherman Campaign until after the battle of Atlanta. Was in the siege of Spanish Fort. Post war: He was married to Florence E (1849-1883). He died 1923 and is buried in Winneconne Cemetery. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 70-14; red book vol 19, p58) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-2590)

MILLER, William

WI 1st Cav Co G. Born 1839. Civil War: Age 25. Enlisted 15 Oct 1864. Private. Discharged 29 Jul 1865. Post war: Died at age 51 in 1890 and is buried in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, South Dakota. A veteran by this name, living in Nordland, Kingsbury County, Dakota Territory, was granted a pension of $3 a month because of wounds to both feet. Sources: (SDSHS, WPA Veterans Graves Registration, Brookings County) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Dakota Territory)”, publ. 1996, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota)

MILSON, Andrew

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