91st PA: John A Miller

John A Miller

Before the war

He was born in 1831/32 (2 (33 in 1865), 5 (48 in 1880)). He was born in Pennsylvania (5).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 2). He was mustered into service as a private on 28 February 1865 at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (1, 2, 6). He was a private, in company F (1, 7).

He was absent, on furlough, when the regiment mustered out (1, 2, 6 [10 July 1865]). He was a private, in company F (7).

After the war

In 1880, he was living in Cleversburg, Southampton Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (5). He was living with his wife Jane and children Ellie, Alberta, and George (5). He was a shoemaker (5).

On 12 October 1889, he applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 4).

In 1890, he was living in Cleversburg, Southampton Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania (6). He suffered from catarrh (6).

He died on 28 January 1891, at Cleversburg, [Cumberland County,] Pennsylvania (3).

On 9 February 1891, his widow, Jane Miller, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (3, 4).

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) (John A Miller)

2 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 19 January 2005 (John A Miller)

3 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (John A Miller)

4 pension index, by name (John A Miller)

5 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Southampton Township, Village of Cleversburg, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 88, microfilm series T9, film 1122, page 446 B = 2 handwritten (John A Miller)

6 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Cumberland County, Southampton Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 119, page 2 (John A Miller)

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

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, Southampton Township, Village of Cleversburg, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 88, microfilm series T9, film 1122, page 446 B = 2 handwritten]
line12345
street name     
house number     
dwelling visit #11    
family visit #11    
nameMiller John A.- Jane- Ellie A.- Alberta M.- George M.
colorWWWWW
sexMFFFM
age484518138
month born if born in year     
relationship wifedaughterdaughterson
single  111
married11   
widowed/divorced     
married during year     
occupationShoemakerKeeping HouseHouse Keeper  
months unemployed     
currently ill?     
blind     
deaf/dumb     
idiotic     
insane     
disabled     
school this year   11
can't read     
can't write     
birthplacePennsylvaniaPennPennPennPenn
father's birthplacePennPennPennPennPenn
mother's birthplacePennPennPennPennPenn

1890 census, veterans schedule

[1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Cumberland County, Southampton Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 119, page 2]
[line] 17
[house] 86
[family] 89
[name] John A Miller [Ancestry's indexer read the middle initial as 'H']
[rank] Private
[company] F
[unit] 91
[enlistment date] Feb 28 1865
[discharge date] July 10 1865
[length of service] - years, 4 months, 10 days
[post office address] Cleversburg Pa
[disability incurred] Catarrh
[remarks] [blank]

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 John A.
Co. F, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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