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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1869

Vol. III
p140
2305

(Born Pa.)

Wentz Curtisº Miller

(Ap'd Pa.)

33

Born May 13, 1848.a

Military History. — Cadet1 at the Military Academy, July 1, 1865, to June 15, 1869, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Cavalry, June 15, 1869.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Griffin, Tex., Oct. 14, 1869, to June 18, 1872, — Expedition in Texas, June 18 to Oct. 21, 1872, being engaged in the Combat on North Fork of Red River, Tex., Sep. 29, 1872, — Ft. Griffin, Tex., to May 3, 1873, — Ft. Clark, Tex., June 8 to Sep. 22, 1873 (on duty at St. Louis Barracks, Mo., Nov. 4, 1873, to Aug. 14, 1874), — Ft. Griffin, Tex., to Sep. 12, 1874, — on Expedition to Indian Territory,

(First Lieut., 4th Cavalry, Sep. 29, 1874)

to Feb., 1875, — Fts. Concho and Griffin, Tex., to Mar. 27, 1875, — Ft. Sill, I. T., to Aug., 1876, — Regimental Adjutant, May 6, 1875, to Oct. 31, 1877, — Camp Robinson, Neb., Aug. 5 to Oct. 23, 1876, — Scouting, to Jan., 1877, being engaged in the Action on the Dry Fork of Powder River, Nov. 25, 1876, — Camp Robinson, Neb., to May 26, 1877, — Ft. Sill, I. T., Dec. 1, 1877, — and Buffalo Springs, Tex., Dec., 1877, to Dec. 12, 1878; and on leave of absence, Dec. 12, 1878, to Sep. 2, 1879.

Resigned, Sep. 2, 1879.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
p192
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Died July 31, 1892, near Newport, Pa.: Aged 44.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1893, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, Bloomfield Cemetery, New Bloomfield, PA.


The Author's Note:

1 Wentz C. Miller, before becoming a Cadet, served in the U. S. Signal Corps, Jan. 29 to Nov., 1863, and Feb. 3, 1864, to Apr., 1865.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Miller's birthdate is from his tombstone, q.v.


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