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John Martin Miller
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Birth: Jan. 7, 1839
Laurens County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1919
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA

John Martin Miller was the fourth child and first son of Albert and Margaret M. "Peggy" (Finley) Miller of Laurens County, South Carolina, and the grandson of Martin and Martha (Fuller) Miller, also of Laurens County.

Enlisted on 11 August, 1861 in Co. C, 14th South Carolina Infantry, CSA. Commissioned as a 3nd Lieutenant on 10 September,1861. He was wounded on 30 June 1862 at the Battle of "Frazier's Farm" (Seven Days - near Richmond, Va.); and also at the "Bloody Angle" (Spotsylvania Courthouse, Va.) on 13 May, 1864. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant in March 1863. During the Jan.-Feb. Period of 1864, He signed the Roll as acting Company Commander. It was at this time that his younger brother, James Franklin Miller joined the unit. Both were among the survivors surrendered by Gen Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Courthouse, Va. on 9 April 1865.

After returning from the war, John married his first cousin, Emmaline Matilda Miller, daughter of Jones and Eliza (Teague) Miller of Laurens County. They were the parents of nine children which were: William Jones, Albert Lawrence, Percy Teague, John Finley, Leida May, James Washington, Ernest Gary, Irwin Herbert and Emma Rosabel Miller.

His Mother, Maragret, was living in his household during the 1880 Census, 67 years old. 
Family links: 
  Albert Miller (1809 - 1856)
  Emma M. Miller (1845 - ____)*
  Percy Teague Miller (1871 - 1941)*
  Martha Ellen Miller Yeargin (1832 - 1884)*
  Mary Elizabeth Miller (1833 - 1851)*
  Sarah Jane Miller Anderson (1836 - 1923)*
  John Martin Miller (1839 - 1919)
  James Franklin Miller (1847 - 1904)*
*Calculated relationship
Hodges Cemetery
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Webberman
Originally Created by: Jody & Lesa Baltz
Record added: Oct 10, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16124061
John Martin Miller
Added by: Jody & Lesa Baltz
John Martin Miller
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- Linda Ullom Buchanan
 Added: Dec. 17, 2013
1st Lt., Co. C., 14th SC Vols. CSA. Rejoined to Your Family. Gone but not Forgotten.
- Webberman
 Added: Nov. 10, 2013

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