Marcus P. Miller
Brigadier General, United States Army
P. Miller was born in March 1835 in Massachusetts and entered the United
States Military Academy on September 1, 1854. On graduation he was breveted
a Second Lieutenant, 4th United States Artillery, July 1, 1858. He was
subsequently commissioned a Second Lieutenant, September 26, 1859, and
promoted to Fist Lieutenant, May 14, 1861, to Captain, May 11, 1864, Lieutenant
Colonel, 1st United States Artillery, October 10, 1894, and to Colonel,
3rd United States Artillery, April 30, 1897.
He was appointed Brigadier General, United States Volunteers, May 27, 1898, and commanded a Brigade in Manila, 1898-99, during the Spanish-American War.
He was breveted Captain, July 1, 1862, for gallantry at Malvern Hill, to Major, March 13, 1865, for gallantry in the Cavalry campaign from Winchester to Richmond, Virginia, to Lieutenant Colonel, March 31, 1865, for gallantry at Dinwiddie Court House, Virginia (all Civil War service), to Colonel, February 27, 1890, for gallantry and ability in the Indian campaigns in Lava Beds, California, April 17, 1873, and at Clearwater, Idaho, July 1877.
He retired from the active service March 27, 1899.
He died in December 1906, and was buried with
full military honors in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
His wife, Katherine S. Haskin Miller (August 1843-August 1925) is buried
Also in this gravesite are buried:
Katherine S. Haskin Miller, the wife of Marcus P. Miller, August 1843-August 1925.
Rebecca E. Miller, the daughter of of Marcus P. Miller. Footstone at site. 1864-1940.
Marcus Lyon Miller, Captain, United States Navy. Son of Marcus P. Miller. Adjacent site. September 25, 1866-August 16, 1943.
MILLER, MARCUS LYON
Posted: 25 October 2001 Updated: 2 August 2003 Updated: 7 September 2004 Updated: 17 September 2005