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Confederate (CSV)


John Henry Miller

(1834 - 1907)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 33rd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 24 year old stone mason at Strasburg in Shenandoah County, VA. He enlisted as a Private in Company B, 33rd Virginia Infantry on 18 June 1861 at Tom's Brook, VA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was absent, recovering, through at least August 1863, returned to duty by October, but was listed as a deserter after 15 November 1863.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1900 he was a stone mason in Shenandoah County, VA.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1870-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Ann "Molly" Hidacker (1838-1910) in June 1859 and they had 12 children.


12/24/1834; Shenandoah County, VA


12/04/1907; Lebanon Church, VA; burial in Lebanon Church Cemetery, Shenandoah County, VA


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 28324]