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Milton Matthews
Birth: unknown
Death: Apr. 11, 1896

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company C, 61st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in the final Union assaults Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865. His citation reads simply "Capture of flag of 7th Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A.)". Hid Medal was awarded to him on May 10, 1865. He was one of eight 61st Pennsylvania Infantry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being 1st Lieutenant Charles H. Clausen, Corporal Joseph Fisher, Corporal John C. Matthews, , Captain George W. Mindil, Private Theodore Mitchell, Major Robert L. Orr, and Sergeant Sylvester D. Rhodes).
 (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Inscription:
SGT, US ARMY
CIVIL WAR
CO 'C', 61ST PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY
 
Burial:
Wood National Cemetery
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section 11, Grave 61
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Oct 14, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6853319
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