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Milton S. Garrison (b. about 1846 - d. before 1890) served as a private in Company G, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry.

Personal life

Milton Garrison was born about 1846 in Grainger County, Tennessee. He married Isabel F. [last name unknown] (d. about 1890).

Civil War service

Garrison enlisted as a private in Company G on September 5, 1864 in Bulls Gap, Tennessee for a period of three years and mustered in October 26, 1864 at New Market, Tennessee.

He is described as 18 years old, 5' 6" tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, light hair, and by occupation a farmer.

Garrison is listed as present for duty throughout his term of service. He served on detached duty beginning January 18, 1865; when he returned to the regiment is not recorded.

Garrison mustered out with regiment on September 5, 1865 at Knoxville. He had never been paid, owed $61.44 1/2 to the government for clothing in kind or money advanced, and was owed a $100 bounty.

Post-war life

Garrison died before 1890. His grave has not been located. His wife applied for a widow's pension on March 21, 1890.[1] George W. Hutton applied for a minor's pension on July 15, 1890.


  1. She had remarried and her surname was Carroll at the time of her application.