George Miller

Before the war

He was born in 1834/35 (5 (29 in 1864), 8 (45 in 1880)). He was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (5, 8).

When he enlisted, he was a farmer (5).

Description

When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 9 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, and dark hair (5).

During the war

He was drafted (1, 5). His service was credited to the sixtetenth congressional district (5). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 5). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (5). He was a private, in company I (1, 9).

On 27 April 1865, he was promoted to corporal, effective 1 April 1865 (2).

He was discharged by general order, on 30 or 31 May 65 (1, 3 [31 May], 4 [31 May], 5 [31 May]). He was then a corporal, in company I (1, 9).

After the war

In 1880, he was living in Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (8). He was living with his wife Rebecca, and with various children and stepchildren (8). He was a farmer (8).

He died on 4 August 1888 (6). He was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Mann Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (3).

On 19 November 1888, his widow, Rebecca Miller, applied successfully from Pennsylvania for a pension (6, 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) (George Miller)

2 special order 25, HQ 91st PA, 27 April 1865 (George Miller)

3 message on PABEDFOR-L list, from David and Carol Eddleman, 7 November 2002, transcribing lists of buried soldiers from the Bedford Inquirer, 22 May 1908 (George Miller)

4 company I, register of men discharged (George Miller)

5 company I, descriptive roll, #21 (George Miller)

6 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company I (George Miller)

7 pension index, by name (George Miller)

8 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 228, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 222 = 15 C handwritten (George Miller)

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

1880 census

[1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Mann Township, supervisor's district 8, enumeration district 228, microfilm series T9, film 1098, page 222 = 15 C handwritten]
line13141516171819202122
street name          
house number          
dwelling visit #130         
family visit #131         
nameMiller George- Rebecca- James- AnnaSellers Knoly [??] Z- Mary C- Charles M- Marty [?] A- EleanorMiller Andrew
colorWWWWWWWWWW
sexMFMFFFMFFM
age453915916159647
month born if born in year          
relationship WifeSonDaughterStep DaughterStep DaughterStep SonStep DaughterStep DaughterSon
single  11111111
married11        
widowed/divorced          
married during year          
occupationFarmingKeeping houseWorks on farm At homeAt home    
months unemployed          
currently ill?          
blind          
deaf/dumb          
idiotic          
insane          
disabled          
school this year  11  1   
can't read          
can't write          
birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa
father's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa
mother's birthplacePaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPaPa

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. I, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt. | Corp.
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GENERAL INDEX CARD.

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