Milton Golliday

35th Missouri Infantry
Company D
Private

Son of John and Dicey (Cline) Golladay

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Milton was 20 years old and not married when he enlisted on 20 August 1862 at Marietta (Gentry County), Missouri. He mustered in on 30 September 1862 at Benton Barracks just north of St. Louis. He was listed as 5'6" in height with light complexion, gray eyes, and light hair. He was born in Vermilion County, Illinois and was a farmer.

On 11 December 1862, Milton was admitted sick to a US hospital in Jefferson City, Missouri. His unit was ordered to Helena, Arkansas for garrison duty in January, 1863. Milton apparently returned to duty in May, but died of pneumonia in a hospital on 18 May 1863 while stationed in Helena.

Milton's mother Dicey filed a pension application on 08 May 1879 based on his Civil War service. Her husband John died on 02 August 1872.


This page last updated on April 09, 2011