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hospital at Fairfax Seminary with heart trouble. He took part in the battle of Winchester, and was honorably discharged Jan. 26, 1864, on surgeon's certificate of disability. His brother William served in the late war and died in hospital at Annapolis, Md. Her grandfather, Jacob Sawyers, served in the German war. Comrade Miller is a farmer by occupation, and his address is Dearmin, Pa.

JOSIAH MILLER,

Son of Tobias and Nancy (Wangerd) Miller, now dec., was born in Somerset county, Pa., Feb. 6, 1846. The lady whom he chose for a helpmate through life was Rosa Sell, and they were married March 18, 1887, at Geistown, Pa. She was born in Somerset county, Pa., June 6, 1850, and was a daughter of George and Mary (Nupp) Sell; the former living. Their hearthstone has been graced with four children, Tobias R., John O., Charles C., and Iva. During the Civil war our subject's patriotism was shown in all loyal directions. He was 18 years of age and had been engaged in farming when he was enrolled Sept. 3, 1864, at Pittsburg, Pa., as a private in Co. K, 206 Pa. V.I. Which did duty in 3d Brig., 1st Div., 24 A.C. He was never wounded or in hospital, but was always on duty with his command, taking part in its battles, and was honorably discharged June 26, 1865. His wife's father, George Sell, served in the Union army during the late war. Her great grandfather served in the war of 1812. Comrade Miller resides on a thrifty and well kept farm near Johnstown, Pa., which is his post office address.

STANLEY MILLER,

Son of John and Sarah J. (Stanley) Miller, dec., was born in Pennsylvania, July 7, 1841. Mary Huett became his companion on life's journey Aug. 9, 1863, in Cramberry Mills, Pa. She was born in New York State May7, 1844, of parents Wolt and Sarah (Hagens) Huett, both of whom have gone to their reward. Eight children have graced this union, George R., Sadie J., Harry R., Lottie A., John R., Effie, Charles I., and Stanley M. Comrade Miller gave his young manhood to his country's service, and joined the standard at the age of 21 years. He had been employed as a laborer when he was enrolled in 1861 from Tyrone, Pa., in Co. E, 125 Pa. V.I., secondly in Co. K, 111th Regt.; he was ill with general disability and cared for in hospital at Savannah, Ga. He took part in seven hard fought battles, including Antietam, receiving and honorable discharge July 19, 1865, at Washington, D.C. His brothers Edward, Jacob and Charles Miller, were also in service. Wife's grandfather served in


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