COL Miller, Francis Charles

Francis Charles Miller

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Born: 1830

Birthplace: Mohawk, New York

Father: John D. Miller 1805 – 1869
(Buried: Rural Cemetery, Oswego, New York)​

Mother: Catherine Getman 1811 – 1882
(Buried: Rural Cemetery, Oswego, New York)​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: Captain, Company C, 24th New York Infantry Regiment​
1862: Discharged due to promotion on November 4th
1862 – 1863: Major of 147th New York Infantry Regiment​
1863: Lt. Colonel of 147th New York Infantry Regiment​
1863: Acting Regimental Commander at Battle of Gettysburg​
1863: Led 380 men into the Battle of Gettysburg​
1863: Wounded on 1st day of Battle of Gettysburg in the head​
1863 – 1865: Colonel of 147th New York Infantry Regiment​
1864: Wounded and Captured at the Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia​
1864: Prisoner of War held in Macon, Georgia and Columbia, South Carolina​
1864: Paroled at Camp Asylum, Columbia, South Carolina on December 9th
1865: Present with his regiment at the Surrender of Lee​
1865: Mustered out of the Union Army in Washington, D.C. on June 7th

Occupation after War:

Lumber Businessman in Oneida, New York​
President of the Village of Oneida, New York​

Died: August 17, 1878

Place of Death: Lenox, New York

Cause of Death: Effects of almost drowning and brain fever

Age at time of Death: 47 or 48 years old

Burial Place: Glenwood Cemetery, Oneida, New York
 
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