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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

John R. Miller

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 20 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 29 July 1862 and mustered as 4th Sergeant.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to First Sergeant on 1 January 1865. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company H, but did not muster at that rank. He mustered out of service with his Company on 8 June 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1 with details from Stryker.2

Birth

c. 1842; Rahway, NJ

Notes

1   D Society, Veterans, Co. D 13th NJ Infantry, Historical Sketch of Co. D, 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols., Newark (NJ): D.H. Gildersleeve & Co., 1875, pg. 53  [AotW citation 17189]

2   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, pp. 640, 654  [AotW citation 17252]