The Milton Light Artillery was organized in November, 1861, at Apalachicola, Florida. It was also known as Dunham's Light Artillery and Abell's Light Artillery. The unit fought at St. Johns Bluff and in several engagements around Jacksonville. During the summer of 1863 it was divided; Company A fought at Lake City, Cedar Run, and Milton, and Company B at Olustee, Horse Landing, and Gainesville. Assigned to the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, it was included in the surrender on May 10, 1865.
Abell, Henry F. - Captain
Dunham, Joseph L. - Captain
The composite rosters of this unit contains the names of 400 men.