Rank and organization. Quartermaster, U.S. Navy Born 1835 Denmark. Accredited
to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 32, 16 April 1864 |
Citation: Served as quartermaster
on board the U.S. Steam Gunboat Marblehead off Legareville, Stono River,
25 December 1863, during an engagement with the enemy on John's Island.
Acting courageously under the fierce hostile fire, Miller behaved gallantly
throughout the engagement which resulted in the enemy's withdrawal and
abandonment of its arms.
This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)