Solomon J Miller


BirthApril 2, 1846
DeathMay 29, 1931
CemeteryRose Hill (Albion)
Unit28th Iowa Infantry, Company I

Corporal Solomon J Miller

Company I, 28th Iowa Infantry

Miller was born in Iowa on April 2, 1846. He was residing in Iowa City (Johnson County), Iowa when he enlisted and mustered in the regiment on January 8, 1864. Miller enlisted as a private and was promoted to corporal on May 10, 1865. He served about 18 months before he was discharged on July 31, 1865 at Savannah, Georgia.

Miller joined the regiment in the early part of 1864. During that time, the regiment was involved in a major campaign and several battles. They include: General Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign (VA) (August 7-November 28, 1864).

Battle of Winchester (VA) (September 19, 1864). Regimental casualties were 10 killed, 59 wounded, and 24 were captured.

Battle of Cedar Creek (VA) (October 19, 1864). Regimental losses were 9 killed, 74 wounded, and 12 were captured.

Miller died on May 29, 1931 at the age of 85 years. He is buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Albion (Boone County), Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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