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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 Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and left at Middletown, MD.

The rest 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 & 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.


8/21/1838; Schuyler County, NY


03/20/1923; Stewartville, MN; burial in 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]