Chamberlin P Miller


DeathFeb. 12, 1923
CemeteryMission Creek (Pawnee Co)
PostBarry (Liberty)
Unit10th Indiana Lt Artillery

Corporal Chamberlin P Miller

Company C, 10th Indiana Infantry (3 months, 1861)

10th Battery, Indiana Light Artillery

Miller was born in August of 1841. Miller served with 2 Indiana Regiments during the Civil War. He used the name Chamberlin P Miller during his first enlistment and Charles P Miller during his second enlistment.

Initially, he served about 3 months with the 10th Indiana Infantry. The unit was organized at Indianapolis in April 1861 for 100 days of duty. The unit was sent to West Virginia and served its’ entire tour at that location. Miller enlisted and was mustered in the unit on April 25, 1861 and served until August 6, 1861.

He enlisted and was mustered as a private into the 10th Battery of the Light Artillery on December 17, 1861. He served over 3 years and was mustered out on January 24, 1865. He was promoted to corporal during his enlistment.

The 10th Indiana Light Artillery was organized at Indianapolis on January 25, 1862. During Miller’s enlistment, the outfit was involved in several major battles and campaigns. Some of them include:

Battle of Perryville (KY) (October 6, 1862).

Battle of Stone’s River (TN) (December 30-31, 1862-January 1-3, 1863).

Chickamauga Campaign (GA) (August 16-September 22, 1863).

Miller died on February 12, 1923. He is buried in the Mission Creek Cemetery in Burchard (Pawnee County), Nebraska. He was a charter member of the Barry Post (#159) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Liberty, Nebraska.

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


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