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William H. Miller (b. abt 1845) served as a corporal in Company D, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry.

Personal life

Miller was born about 1845 in Washington County, Virginia.

Civil War service

Miller enlisted as a private in Company D on September 24, 1863 in Greeneville, Tennessee for a period of three years and mustered in October 28, 1863 at Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. He was appointed corporal on June 8, 1865 by order of Lieutenant Colonel Stacy.

He is described as 18 years old, 5' 7 3/4" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, and by occupation a farmer.

Miller is listed as present for duty throughout his term of service for which muster roll records have survived.

Miller mustered out with the regiment on September 5, 1865 at Knoxville. He had last been paid to August 31, 1864, owed $27.80 to the government for clothing, had been paid a $25 bounty, and was owed a $75 bounty.

Post-war life

When Miller died, where he died, and where he is buried has not been found.