18 – Lt . Col John Blanchard Miles – September 20 1827 – May 10 1864 – Riverview Recollections

Lt . Col John Blanchard Miles – September 20 1827 – May 10 1864

My name is Lt. Col. John Blanchard Miles. I was born September 20th 1827 and died May 10th 1864.

I was a member of the Pennsylvania Volunteers who fought during the Civil War.  I participated in many battles: Williamsburg, Malvern Hill, Antietam, Appahannock Station, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, and the Wilderness Campaign.

I was killed May 10th, 1864 at the battle of Spotylvania in Virginia. I lie in an unknown grave on the battlefield.

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