Milo Stranger was a resident of Stafford on August 6, 1862 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. D of the 1st Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Cavalry; he was discharged on June 3, 1865.
He was born in Mansfield about 1830; in the 1860 U.S. census in Coventry, he is a 28 year old butcher in the household of Henry Barrows. After the Civil War, he moved to Holland, Massachusetts by about 1867. Between 1870 and 1880, he moved to Mansfield and was working as a farmer. Milo Stranger married Mary Elizabeth Pilling on July 28, 1862 in Willimantic, one week before he enlisted in the 1st Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Cavalry. Children include: Estella M. Stranger, born about 1866; Walter Lyman Stranger, born about 1868; David Castor Stranger, born February 9, 1870 and Joseph M. Stranger, born about 1879.
Milo Stranger died on July 12, 1899 and is buried in the New Storrs Cemetery in Mansfield.