Lt Claron Ionthus Miltimore
Claron Ionthus Miltimore name: Miltimore, Claron Ionthus
aka:  Miltimore, Claron J 
Rank: Lt 
Branch: Union 
Regiment: Co. F, 37th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry
Cemetery: Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, LA, California 
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Service: 8/11/1862 - 7/27/1865
Birth: abt 1842 Illinois
Death: 12/16/1928 LA County, California
Notes: Son of Ira and Margaret (King) Miltimore. Unclear if the date of death is for both he and his wife, or just his wife. His first wife was Maria Odell Carter who he married Jul 22 1867 in Rock County Wisconsin. 
 
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Enlisted as a Private on 11 August 1862.
Enlisted in Company E, 22nd Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 11 Aug 1862.
Discharged for promotion Company E, 22nd Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 8 Mar 1864.
Commission in Company S, 37th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin on 8 Mar 1864.
Promoted to Full Adjutant on 8 Mar 1864


  37th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry1

Organized at Madison, Wis., April 9, 1864. Left State for Washington, D. C., April 28 (Cos. "A" to "F"). Two more Companies, "H" and "I," join at Maryland Heights May 17. Duty at Washington, D. C., till May 30. Moved to White House, Va., May 30-June 1, and guard duty there till June 10. Guard supply train to Cold Harbor June 10. Attached to Casey's Brigade, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to September, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, to July 1865.

SERVICE.-Movement across James River to Petersburg, Va., June 12-15. Assaults on Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864. Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Boydton Plank Road , Hatcher's Run, October 27-28. Fort Stedman , Petersburg, March 25, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Occupation of Petersburg April 3. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Moved to Washington, D. C., April 21-24. Grand Review May 23. Provost duty at Washington and Alexandria till July. Mustered out July 26, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 7 Officers and 149 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 89 Enlisted men by disease. Total 247.

1 Source: National Park Service, Soldiers and Sailors System; "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer,Cosmas; An Army for Empire : The United States Army in the Spanish American War by A. Graham, (Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Publishing Co., 1993).

 
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