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 John Franklin Miller

John Franklin Miller

Birth
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Death 8 Mar 1886 (aged 54)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2, Grave 949
Memorial ID 5231 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. He began the Civil War as Colonel of the 29th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and in the Battles of Shiloh, Corinth and Murfreesboro, where he was wounded commanding a brigade. He was wounded again at the Battle of Liberty Gap (June 27, 1863), and was incapacitated until 1864 when he commanded a division at the Battle of Nashville. He was promoted to Brigadier General, and was brevetted Major General. He served as a US Senator from California from 1881 to 1886. Originally interred in Laurel Hill Cemetery, San Francisco, he was reinterred in Arlington in 1913, when Laurel Hill ceased to exist.


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  • Added: 29 Apr 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5231
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Franklin Miller (21 Nov 1831–8 Mar 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5231, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .