Casper Miller

Casper Miller

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 25 Mar 1901 (aged 60)
Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Plot Sec G, Lot 2, Grave 2
Memorial ID 7667837 · View Source
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Casper served as a First Lieutenant during the Civil War.

In 1900 he was a boarder living with William B Hallowell in Delaware, was 'widowed' with an occupation of 'paper hanger' (wallpaper?).

Casper passed away in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the age of 61 from kidney disease.

His body was returned to Delaware for burial, next to his widow, which took place on March 26, 1901. According to his death certificate, Casper was single at the time of his passing and was a 'painter' by profession.

Casper served in the United States Army, Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 23rd Birneys Zouaves (1861-1864).

Sgt. Miller mustered 8-2-61 and served three years. He was wounded at Cold Harbor on 6-1-1864. Casper was promoted to 2nd Lt. of Co E on Aug 27, 1864 then transferred to 82nd Regular Penn. Vols on Sep 14, 1864. He mustered out with Co F as 1st Lt on 7-13-1865.

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Historical Note:

Sgt. Casper Miller of Company F proceeded with the Regiment to Camp Graham in Washington D.C. where he along with the Regiment, "Dug in", for the Defence of Washington City.

( The above historical note and bio submitted by: Chris L )

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 8 Jul 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7667837
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Casper Miller (28 Mar 1840–25 Mar 1901), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7667837, citing Lakeside Cemetery, Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .