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Federal (USV)


William Henry Miller

(1838 - 1923)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
At 5 feet, 5 inches tall, he enlisted at age 23 as Private in Company A, 89th New York Infantry at Monterey and mustered into service on 5 September 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and left at Middletown, MD.

The remainder of the War:
He was examined at US General Hospital No. 3, Frederick, MD on 29 December and was discharged for disability from "gun shot wound of thigh producing permanent lameness" on 30 December 1862.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Service information from State of New York1. Further details from discharge papers and other records from the National Archives kindly provided by GGGrandson Douglas Urbanski. His life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth Date: 8/21/1838    Place of Birth: Schuyler County, NY    
Death Date: 3/20/1923    Death Place: Stewartville, MN    Burial Place: Woodlawn Cemetery, Stewartville, MN


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pg. 276  [AotW citation 12409]

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