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Reverend James Miller biography

 Collection — Folder: S0956
Identifier: S0956

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of a 1968 ten page typewritten biography of James Miller of Boone County, Indiana. The biography describes Miller's experiences serving in the Philippines from 1899 to 1901with Company B, 34th Regiment Volunteer Infantry during the Philippine-American War. This military conflict occured following the Spanish-American War of 1898 and its resulting Treaty of Paris that transferred Philippine control from Spain to the United States.


  • 1968

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

James Miller was born on April 1, 1881 in Franklin County, Indiana to John and Sarah Ellen Miller. He moved with his family to Boone County in 1885. He joined Company B, 34th Regiment Volunteer Infantry and served during the the Philippine-American War (also known as the Philippine Insurrection) from 1899 to 1901. He married Carrie Kersey on December 23, 1903. He was a farmer and minister and passed away on May 22, 1969.


Information within collection. "Carrie E. Kersey." Indiana Marriage Index, 1800-1941. Accessed July 17, 2017.

Rev. James Miller, Spanish-American War Veteran Dies." Lebanon Reporter (IN), May 23, 1969.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Richard Davis on 1968/09/05.


No further additions are expected.

Related Archival Material

Materials relating to this collection may be found in the following collections in Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN:

OH201: Reverend James Miller oral history

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2017/07/18 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/07/18 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.