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Confederate (CSV)


Alfred M. Miller

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 22, from Rowan County, he enlisted as a Private in Company K, 4th North Carolina Infantry on 3 July 1861 in Salisbury.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 17 September but died there of wounds on 23 September 1862 and was buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick.

After the War

He may have been reinterred in Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 as Alfred D. Miller. Service and other details from the Roster,2 via the Historical Data Systems database, and his Compiled Service Records,3 via fold3; he's also seen as Alfred W. Miller. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.4 His modern stone at Mt. Olivet [via Findagrave] has him as A. Miller, Company H.


c. 1839


09/23/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4474]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 27492]

3   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 27493]

4   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #9.574  [AotW citation 27494]