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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1872

Vol. III
p200
2450

(Born Ala.)

William H. Miller

(Ap'd Ala.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1868, to June 14, 1872, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 1st Cavalry, June 14, 1872.

Served: on frontier duty at Camp Warner, Or., Oct. 29 to Dec. 3, 1872, — on Modoc Expedition and Scouting, to July, 1873, — Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., Aug. 1, 1873, to Nov. 6, 1875, — Ft. Lapwai, Ida., Nov. 11, 1875, to May 17, 1876 (leave of absence, to Dec. 6, 1876), — Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., Dec. 6, 1876, to May 1, 1877, — Nez Percés Expedition, May 1 to July 27, 1877, — Commissary and Ordnance duty at Lewiston, I. T., to Nov. 1, 1877, — and Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., Nov., 1877, to Apr., 1878; in garrison at the Presidio, San Francisco, Cal., Apr. 17 to June 4, 1878; on Bannock Campaign, June 4 to Sep. 25, 1878; Regimental Quartermaster, Aug. 15, 1878, to Mar. 31, 1887; and on frontier duty at Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., Sep. 25, 1878, to June 10, 1884, — and

(First Lieut., 1st Cavalry, Mar. 4, 1879)

Ft. Custer, Mon. (sick leave of absence, Oct. 28, 1887, to July 22, 1888), to –––––.

Vol. IV
p226
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(Brevet 1st Lieutenant, Feb. 27, 1890, for gallant services in action against Indians at the Lava Beds, California, April 17, 1873, and for gallant and meritorious conduct during the Modoc War)

(Captain, Staff — Assistant Quartermaster, Sept. 4, 1890)

Served: At U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., Nov. 8, 1890 to Oct. 4, 1894. — At Fort Riley, Kan., Oct. 10, 1894 to July 5, 1896. — At Spokane, Wash., constructing new military post, July 11, 1896 to Dec. 3, 1898.

(Major and Quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 11, 1898)

— At Anniston, Ala., Chief Quartermaster U. S. Volunteers, Dec. 12, 1898 to March 10, 1899. — Under orders for duty as Chief Quartermaster, Department of Santa Clara, Cuba.

Vol. V
p196
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History.Unknown, no information having been received.

(Major, Quartermaster, Aug. 12, 1900)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, D. Q. M. General, Aug. 15, 1903)

(Colonel, A. Q. M. General, Aug. 31, 1909)

Vol. VI
p175
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(William Haven Miller, Born Jan. 31, 1849.)

Military History. —

Captain, Assistant Quartermaster, Sept. 4, 1890.

Major and Quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 11, 1898.

At Cienfuegos, Cuba, Chief Quartermaster, Department of Santa Clara, March 18 to April 25, 1899, and Disbursing Quartermaster, Department of Matanzas and Santa Clara, to June 12, 1899; Disbursing Quartermaster of Customs Funds and Acting Chief Quartermaster, Department of Matanzas and Santa Clara, to Nov. 6, 1899; at Matanzas, Cuba, Chief Quartermaster, Department of Matanzas and Santa Clara, to July 18, 1900; on leave of absence, July 19 to

(Major and Quartermaster, Aug. 12, 1900)

Sept. 18, 1900; at Boston, Mass., Disbursing Quartermaster, Sept. 28, 1900, to Aug. 16, 1901; at Chicago, Ill., Assistant to Chief Quartermaster, Department of the Lakes, Aug. 19, 1901, to

p176 (Lieut.‑Colonel, Deputy Qr. Mr. General, Aug. 15, 1903)

Oct. 11, 1903; Chief Quartermaster, Department of the Lakes, Oct. 12, 1903, to Nov. 2, 1905; in New York City, Disbursing Quartermaster and in charge of Army Transportation Service, Nov. 20, 1905, to May 6, 1907; on leave and en route to Philippines to Sept. 1, 1907; Chief Quartermaster, Philippines Division, Sept. 2, 1907, to March 15, 1909; en route to U. S. and on leave to July 14, 1909; at Seattle, Wash., Depot Quartermaster, July 18, 1909, to

(Colonel, Assistant Quartermaster-General, Aug. 31, 1909)

Jan. 31, 1913.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Jan. 13, 1913,
By Operation of Law.

Died, April 11, 1913, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 63.


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