Tuesday, November 09, 2010

John L. Miles Of Indiana.

Here is some information on John L. Miles that may be helpful, to those looking into this family line.

John L. Miles, Enlisted in the second Light Artillery, 1861/08/14, age 23, enlisted at Indianapolis, Indiana. Mustered out 1864/09/01, remarks: Q. M. Sgt. 1st Sgt. September 1, 1862. 2nd Lt. November 1, 1862

Library of Congress.

MAY 4, 1870.

To compensate John L. Miles, late second lieutenant of the Second
Indiana Battery, for one horse lost in the service.

Be it resolve(l by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, there be paid to John L. Miles, late second lieuten5 ant Second Indiana Battery, one hundred and fifty dollars, for one horse lost May, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, at Fort Smith, Arkansas, by reason of an inadequate supply of forage while said Miles was acting under orders separate from said battery and from a change of position thereof.
APPROVED, March 3, 1871.

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