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Sgt Milton Lingo
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1825
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1904
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA

Milton moved to Iowa with his parents sometime between 1836 and 1840. He traveled overland to California in 1849 to take part in the Gold Rush. He returned via sea, "around the Horn", in 1850.

Milton married Florinda Day in 1853. They had one child, Charles. After Florinda's early death, he married Sarah Ann Marling in 1856. They had seven children: David, George, Frances, Mary, John, Letha, and Arthur.

He served in Co. "G", 22nd Iowa Volunteer Infantry from August 1862 to April 1864, rising to the rank of 2nd Sergeant. He participated in the Vicksburg Campaign of 1863 and in service on the Gulf Coast in 1863-64. Because of illness, he transferred to the 3rd Regiment, Veterans Reserve Corps, in April 1864. He was discharged for disability in Alexandria, Va. in October 1864.

After his discharge from the Army, he resumed farming near Riverside, Washington Co., Iowa. Eventually, the lingering effects of his wartime service made it too difficult for him to perform much labor. In later years he was active in veterans' affairs, including reunions organized by the 22nd Iowa Veterans Association.

He lived in Riverside until shortly before his death, when he moved to his son John's home in Muscatine.
Family links: 
  James Lingo (1800 - 1863)
  Elizabeth Jones Lingo (1803 - ____)
  Florinda P. Day Lingo (1835 - 1855)
  Sarah Marling Lingo (1836 - 1899)*
  Charles Henry Lingo (1853 - 1921)*
  David Isaac Lingo (1859 - 1864)*
  George Kelsey Lingo (1861 - 1934)*
  Frances Susan Lingo Oakes (1864 - 1926)*
  Mary Menerva Lingo Cummings (1866 - 1924)*
  John Henderson Lingo (1867 - 1939)*
  Letha Lingo Cummings (1869 - 1940)*
  Arthur M Lingo (1871 - 1938)*
  Milton Lingo (1825 - 1904)
  Mary Jane Lingo Fairchild (1828 - 1915)*
  Henry Jackson Lingo (1828 - 1863)*
  James Lingo (1834 - 1856)*
  Cawsay C Lingo (1837 - 1863)*
*Calculated relationship
Riverside Cemetery
Washington County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Jeffry Burden
Record added: Jan 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33290143
Sgt Milton Lingo
Added by: Jeffry Burden
Sgt Milton Lingo
Added by: Jeffry Burden
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From Civil War Military Records:Milton Lingo age 36 of Iowa City,Iowa nativity Ohio, brother of Cawsay and Henry J Lingo enlisted into Company G 22nd Iowa Infantry Aug 9 1862. Promoted to Corporal Aug 1 1863 to Sgt Jan 1 1864. Transferred to Veteran Reser...(Read more)
- K L Bonnett
 Added: Aug. 24, 2010

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