|Birth: ||Apr. 21, 1823|
|Death: ||Jun. 1, 1862|
Civil War Union Army Officer. He was commissioned as Colonel and commander of the 81st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry on August 8, 1861. He led his troops until the May-June 1862 Battle of Fair Oaks, Virginia. In that battle he was directed to place his regiment on the very left of the Union lines, which exposed it to a flank attack. Soon after his men were deployed Confederate forces attempted to get around the regiment, and announced their presence with a volley that shot Colonel Miller in the heart, instantly killing him.
Alexander Miller (1797 - 1860)
Margaret McKeen Miller (1785 - 1877)
Mary Clapp Dexter Miller (1829 - 1917)*
James McKeen Miller (1851 - 1858)*
Margaret Miller (1858 - 1859)*
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Plot: Section E, Lot 175
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