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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1833

Vol. I

(Born Pa.)

John H. Miller

(Ap'd Pa.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1829, to July 1, 1833, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1833.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Gratiot, Mich., 1833‑34, — Ft. Trumbull, Ct.,

(Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, Jan. 31, 1835)

1834‑35, — Ft. Monroe, Va., 1835, — and Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., 1835‑36; on Commissary duty, 1836; in the Florida War, 1836‑37; in transferring

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Dec. 17, 1836)

Indians, 1837; in the Florida War, 1838‑39; as Adjutant, 4th Artillery, Aug. 17, 1838, to Oct. 1, 1846; on the Northern Frontier during Canada Border Disturbances, at Detroit, Mich., 1839‑41, — and Buffalo, N. Y., 1841‑42; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1842‑46; in the War with Mexico, 1846‑47, being engaged in the Siege of Vera Cruz, Mar. 9‑29,

(Captain, 4th Artillery, Mar. 3, 1847)

1847, — Battle of Cerro Gordo, Apr. 17‑18, 1847, — and Defense of Puebla, Sep. 13-Oct. 12, 1847; on Recruiting service, 1847; in garrison

(Bvt. Major, Oct. 12, 1847,
for Gallant and Meritorious Conduct in the Defense of Puebla, Mex.)

at Ft. Wood, La., 1848‑49; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849; and on sick leave of absence, 1849‑50.

Died, Sep. 12, 1850, at Cooksville, Pa.: Aged 41.

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