HILTON, Charles H.

IA 1st Inf Co B. Residence: Iowa City, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 21. Enlisted 18 Apr 1861. Mustered 14 May 1861. Private. Wounded in his left thigh on 10 Aug 1861 at Wilson’s Creek, Missouri. Mustered out 21 Aug 1861. Enlisted on 30 Aug 1861 as Corporal in the IA 2nd Cav Co G. Mustered in Sep 1861. Promoted to Sergeant 19 May 1862. Wounded severely and taken prisoner on 30 May 1862 at Booneville, Mississippi. Re-enlisted and re-mustered on 28 Mar 1864. Promoted to Quartermaster Sergeant on 25 Jun 1865. Mustered out at Selma, Alabama on 19 Sep 1865. Sources: (ISW-I, cd p38) (ISW-IV cd p100)