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Federal (USV)


Jeremiah Miller

(? - 1863)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 96th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He mustered into service in Company H, 96th Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died in Frederick, MD on 2 January 1863 of wounds. He was originally buried in Frederick, later reinterred in the new National Cemetery.

References & notes

Basic information from Bates1. Burial details from the History,2 which has him in Company H, 69th New York Infantry. Thanks to Steve Maczuga for publishing Bates' information in his excellent database.


01/02/1863; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11907]

2   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3929]