The Most Remarkable Survivor Of The Civil War.

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The Most Remarkable Survivor Of The Civil War.

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Post by Pawpaw » Thu May 03, 2018 6:55 pm

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Jacob C. Miller, August 4, 1840-January 13, 1917. formerly a private in company K 9th Indiana Vol. Inf. was wounded in the head near the Brock Field at the Battle of Chickamauga on the morning of September 19, 1863.
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Post by ELB » Thu May 03, 2018 7:56 pm

Wow. I have seen the picture of that veteran several times but did not know the story. Thanks for posting.

(If you posted his pic in your post, it’s not showing up for me.)
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Post by CleverNickname » Thu May 03, 2018 8:25 pm

He meant to post this:

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Post by JRG » Thu May 03, 2018 8:47 pm

Wow! Thanks for sharing!

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Post by threoh8 » Thu May 03, 2018 9:19 pm

He's right up there with Bullet Hole Ellis. Ellis was shot by Missouri guerrilla leader William Quantrill, whom he had previously (pre-war) given a teaching certificate.

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