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Federal (USV)


Pierre Miller

(1823 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 59th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted and gave his age as 33 on 10 December 1861 in Garrison, and mustered in as Private, Company I, 59th New York Infantry on 2 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was probably buried first on the battlefield and then reinterred in New York in December 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1, which has him as Pierce Miller. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the Report and extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. Additional information from documents and details posted online by GGGGranddaughter Lyn Ribisi.




09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Van Cortlandtville Cemetery, Van Cortlandtville, NY


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, Issue 26 (for the year 1900), pg. 544  [AotW citation 8763]