b. 1836 Germany. d. ?
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 05/08/1864 Mobile Bay, Alabama.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Marine Corps as a Sergeant. After his discharge from the Navy, he disappeared into history, and his subsequent life and final disposition remain unknown.
As a captain of a gun on board the U.S.S. Richmond during action against rebel forts and gunboats and with the ram Tennessee in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Despite damage to his ship and the loss of several men on board as enemy fire raked her desks, Sgt. Miller fought his gun with skill and courage throughout the furious two-hour battle which resulted in the surrender of the rebel ram Tennessee and in the damaging and destruction of batteries at Fort Morgan.
BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.