91st PA: George Miller

George Miller

Before the war

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts (4, 5). He was born in 1834/35 (4 (29 in 1864), 5 (29 in 1864)).

When he enlisted, he was a bookbinder and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (4, 5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 11 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and brown hair (4, 5).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 29 February 1864 (1, 4, 5). He was enlisted for three years, at Frankford, Pennsylvania, by Captain Yardley (4, 5 [Philadelphia PA]). He was mustered in as a private in company H, by Captain Yardley, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1, 4, 5, 7).

On 27 April 1864, Sinex asked that he be sent to the regiment (2).

He deserted on 29 February 1864 (1, 3, 5). He was dropped from the rolls on 20 July 1864, because he had never reported to his company (3, 6). He was a private, in company H (7).

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)

2 letter, Sinex to Fowler, 27 April 1864 (Miller)

3 company H, register of deserters, #18 (George Miller)

4 company H, descriptive roll, #124 (George Miller)

5 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 12 March 2005 (George Miller)

6 consolidated morning report, 91st Pennsylvania, 22 July 1864 (Geo Miller)

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

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 19 January 2015, from Fold3]


Miller George
Co. H, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Pvt.

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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