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Federal (USV)


Thompson Miller

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company C, 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry on 1 August, 1861, as Corporal. He was promoted to Sergeant on 1 September 1862.

On the Campaign

He led the 2nd Platoon of Company C at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He mustered out with his Company on 24 August 1864.

References & notes

Basic information and presence at Antietam from Rawle1 with some details from Bates2.


1   Rawle, William Brooke, and Regimental History Committee, History of the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry, Sixtieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers in the American Civil War, 1861-1865, Philadelphia: Franklin Printing Company, 1905, pp. 119 - 125  [AotW citation 13535]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 13544]