Milo Eldert

about 1861–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Milo

When Milo Eldert was born about 1861, in Illinois, United States, his father, Abraham Eldert, was 38 and his mother, Caroline Thompson, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Eldert
1823–1912
Caroline Thompson
1827–1897
Martha L. Eldert
1846–
Garrett Eldert
1849–
Mary B Eldert
1860–
Milo Eldert
1861–
George Eldert
1865–
Carolyn Eldert
1867–
John Vandever Eldert
1850–1874
Caroline Eldert
1853–1923
Anna L. Eldert
1855–1887
Mathew V Eldert
1858–1944
Charles Martin Eldert
1863–1951
Lillie Belle Eldert
1865–1900

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World Events (3)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 0

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Elder .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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