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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1856

Vol. II

(Born Ky.)

Thomas E. Miller

(Ap'd Ky.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1852, to July 1, 1856, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Artillery, July 1, 1856.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Independence, Mas., 1856‑57; in Florida

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Oct. 31, 1856)

Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1857; in garrison at Ft. Lafayette, N. Y., 1857, — and Ft. Independence, Mas., 1857‑58, 1858‑59; on leave of absence, Nov. 1, 1859, to May 9, 1860; in garrison at Ft. Independence, Mas., 1860; and on leave of absence, Oct. 15, 1860, to Apr. 26, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑62: in Defense of Ft. Jefferson, Tortugas, Fla., Apr. to Oct., 1861; on Recruiting

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, May 14, 1861)

service, Oct. 14, 1861, to Apr. 6, 1862; in the Virginia Peninsular Campaign as Acting Adjutant of the Artillery of General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Franklin's Brigade (Army of the Potomac), Apr. 6 to June 10, 1862, being engaged in the Siege of Yorktown, Apr. 6º to May 4, 1862; on Recruiting service, June 10

(Retired from Active Service, Aug. 25, 1862, for Disability resulting from Long and Faithful Services and Disease Contracted in the Line of Duty)

to Aug. 25, 1862; and unemployed, Aug. 25, 1862, to Nov. 13, 1864.

Died, Nov. 13, 1864, in Adams County, Ky.: Aged 32.

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