91st PA: Edgar Miller

Edgar Miller

Before the war

He was born in 1839/40 (3 (23 in 1863)). He was born in Indiana (3).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a light complexion, black eyes, and black hair (3).

During the war

He was a substitute (1, 2, 3). He was mustered into service in the 118th Pennsylvania Infantry on 24 September 1863 (1, 2, 4). He was enlisted for three years, at Pottsville, Pennsylvania, by Captain Tower (3). He was mustered in company I of the 118th Pennsylvania (2).

He was captured (2).

On 2 June 1865, he was transferred from the 118th Pennsylvania to the 91st Pennsylvania (1). He was a private in company H of the 91st (1, 6).

He mustered out with his company on 10 July 1865 (1, 4). He was a private, in company H (6).

After the war

On 16 August 1865, he applied unsuccessfully for a pension (4, 5).

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Edgar Miller)

2 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'One hundred and eighteenth regiment', volume 3, page 1338. (In the roster) (Edgar Miller)

3 company H, descriptive roll, #193 (Edgar Miller)

4 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company H (Edgar Miller)

5 pension index, by name (Edgar Miller)

6 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Edgar Miller)

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Edgar Miller in the 91st PA database

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
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Miller, Edgar
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.
See also 118 Pa. Inf.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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