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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant MILLER, ARCHIE, U.S. Army

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Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Division: 6th U.S. Cavalry
Born: Fort Sheridan, Ill.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: St. Louis, Mo.
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Place / Date: At Patian Island, Philippine Islands, 2 July 1909


While in action against hostile Moros, when the machinegun detachment, having been driven from its position by a heavy fire, 1 member being killed, did, with the assistance of an enlisted man, place the machinegun in advance of its former position at a distance of about 20 yards from the enemy, in accomplishing which he was obliged to splice a piece of timber to one leg of the gun tripod, all the while being under a heavy fire, and the gun tripod being several times struck by bullets.