William E. MillerHome State: Pennsylvania
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant, Company H, 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry on 17 August 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He led a platoon of cavalry along with Lt. Warren's squadron in reconnaissance in the East Woods on the afternoon of 16 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted from 2d Lieutenant to Captain to date from 1 September 1862. He mustered out with his Company on 24 August 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Campaign information from Carman1. Service data from Bates2.
1 Carman, Ezra Ayers, and Dr. Thomas G. Clemens, editor, The Maryland Campaign of September 1862, 2 volumes, El Dorado Hills (CA): Savas Beatie, 2010-12, Vol. 2, pp. 32 - 33 [AotW citation 10676]
2 Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871 [AotW citation 10680]
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