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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Jacob C Miller

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    113th Illinois Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA

Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Elgin, Kane County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 20, 1894
  • Born: August 4, 1840, Bellevue, Huron County, OH, United States
  • Died: January 13, 1917, Omaha, NE, United States
  • Buried: Cedar Dale Cemetery (MH) (72-2), Papillon, NE, United States

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