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shores of time Jan. 18, 1896. Her parents, deceased, were Jacob and Sidney (Bisbin) Croyle. As the fruit of this marriage six children were born, Ara, Nettie G., Webster, Lizzie N., George C., and Elsie. When the war cloud settled over our country, our subject was engaged in farming; he was 30 years old when he was enrolled from Johnstown, Pa., Aug. 13, 1864, as a private in Co. D. 5th Pa. H. A. He was detailed on guard duty at Salem ten days; he also took part in the battle of Rectortown, Pa., and was honorably discharged June 20, 1865, at Pittsburg, Pa. His brothers, Daniel and Peter, served in the late war, as did his wife's brothers, Bernard and Albert. Comrade Miller is a farmer by occupation and his address is Summers Hill, Pa.

CHRISTIAN M. MILLER

Was born in Somerset county, Pa., April 26, 1841, of parents, Moses and Kate (File) Miller, deceased. He came to Cambria county, Pa., in 1867, having previously married in 1865, Magdaline Miller. She was born March 4, 1846, in Somerset county, Pa., and passed to her reward June 15, 1895; her father, Moses B. Miller, is still living, but her mother, Susan (Harshbarger), is deceased. The children of this union are Ananias, Elias, Ellen, Katie and Mehlon. When dis-union first threatened our nation, our subject was living in Somerset county, Pa. He was 21 years of age when he was enrolled Aug. 4, 1862, at Harrisburg, Pa.; he became a private in Co. D, 142d Pa. V.I., 5th A.C. July 1, 1863, he was wounded through hip at the battle of Gettysburg; he was taken to hospital at Philadelphia, Pa., where he was under medical treatment one year. In the winter if 1864 he was furloughed for thirty days and returned at expiration of time. In the spring of 1864 he was transferred to V.R.C. He took part in some of the most hotly contested battles of the war: Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, receiving an honorable discharge July 21, 1865, at Chicago, Ill. Comrade Miller is engaged in farming and his address is Geistown, Pa.

DANIEL D. MILLER

Was born in Somerset county, Pa., Sept 6, 1844, and was a son of David and Magdalena (Lachter) Miller, deceased. The lady whom he chose for a helmate through life was Margaret Rorabaugh, who was born in Cambria county, Pa., April 6, 1852. Where the ceremony was performed Aug. 22, 1871. Her parents, both living, are John and Eva (Dunmire) Croyle. As the fruit of this marriage, five children were born: Irvin, Anna, dec., Oliver, Viola and Ira V. Comrade Miller served a short time in the Union army during the late unpleasantness. He was enrolled March 11, 1865, as a private in Co. A,


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