John H Miller

·    Enrolled out of Chambersburg, Pa., on October 26, 1864, as a private in Co. F, 61st Pa. V.I., 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 6th A.C.
·    In 1865, he was taken prisoner in front of Petersburg; was then held in Libby Prison and pardoned after three days
·    In the spring of 1865, he was furloughed for 30 days and returned to command at end of time.
·    Was involved with the siege and capture of Petersburg
·    Was honorably discharged in June of 1865 at Pittsburgh, Pa.

·    Born August 28, 1849, in Somerset County, PA
·    Son of Jacob and Tillio Miller
·    Married August 29, 1879, to Mary E. Nicola (born July 1, 1860), the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Ohler) Nicola
·    Was 18 years of age and working as a laborer when the war began
·    His grandfather, George Gibler, was a veteran of the war of 1812.
·    Died January 30, 1928, on Scratch Hill, Meyersdale
·    Buried in Union Cemetery, Meyersdale
·    His wife, Mary, died September 27, 1950

John & Mary Miller photo  John H Miller photo
Large image of above photo                                                                    Large image of above photo

© SUV Mt Union Church Camp # 502