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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1834

Vol. I

(Born N. Y.)

Morris S. Miller

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1830, to July 1, 1834, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1834.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1834‑35; in the Florida War,

(Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Dec. 28, 1835)

1835‑36; on Recruiting service, 1836‑37; on Ordnance duty, Mar. 7,

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery, Aug. 19, 1837)

1837, to June 19, 1838; as Chief Quartermaster and Commissary on the Northern Frontier, 1838, during Canada Border Disturbances; in the Florida War, 1839; as Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Macomb, General-in‑Chief, Jan. 1, 1839, to June 25, 1841; in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., 1841‑43, — and at Ft. Moultrie, S. C., 1843‑45; on Quartermaster

(Capt., Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Sep. 13, 1845)

duty at Charleston, S. C., 1845‑46, — War with Mexico, 1846, — Philadelphia,

(Captain, 3d Artillery, May 11 to June 18, 1846)

Pa., 1847, — New York city, 1847‑48, — War with Mexico, 1848,  p573 East Pascagoula, Mis., 1848, — San Antonio, Tex., 1848‑49, — Savannah, Ga., 1849‑52, — Pacific Division (California), 1852‑55, — and Washington, D. C., in charge of the Clothing Bureau, 1855‑61.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑66: in forwarding troops from Annapolis, Md., for the Defense of Washington,

(Major, Staff — Quartermaster, May 17, 1861)

D. C., Apr., 1861; as Quartermaster at Washington, D. C., 1861‑64; as Member of Board for the examination of Quartermasters in the Departments

(Bvt. Lieut.‑Col, Bvt. Colonel, and Bvt. Brig.‑General, U. S. Army,
Mar. 13, 1865, for Faithful and Meritorious Services
in the Quartermaster's Department during the Rebellion)

of Arkansas and of the Gulf, Sep. 23, 1864, to Mar. 21, 1865, and in the Department of the East and of Washington, Mar. 21 to June 9, 1866.

Served: in Quartermaster-General's office at Washington, D. C., June 9,

(Lieut.‑Col., Staff — Dep. Quartermaster-Gen., July 29, 1866)

1866, to Mar. 5, 1869; and as Chief Quartermaster of the Fifth Military District, Tex., Apr. 19, 1869, to Feb. 28, 1870.

Died, Mar. 11, 1870, at New Orleans, La.: Aged 56.

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