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Jacob C. Miller

Date of birth: August 4, 1840
Date of death: January 13, 1917
Burial location: Papillion, Nebraska
Place of Birth: Ohio, Bellevue
Home of record: Elgin Illinois


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Jacob C. Miller, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863, while serving with Company G, 113th Illinois Infantry, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

General Orders: Date of Issue: August 20, 1894

Action Date: May 22, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company G

Division: 113th Illinois Infantry