Rev. James Miller

Rev. James Miller
1 hardcover book

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Finding Aid by: Nikki Stoddard Schofield, April 2013

Biographical Note:

Born on April 1, 1881, James Miller was 18 years old when he enlisted in Company B, 34th U.S. Volunteer Infantry in 1899. He fought in the Philippine insurrection from 1899 to 1901. They had no guerrilla training, but they did have some scout training.

James’s father and uncle were in the Civil War. His father was in Company G, 37th Indiana Volunteers, and fought around Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga, Chickamauga, and Atlanta. He was wounded at the Battle of Stones River on the first day.

In Kansas, James married, was converted, and called into the ministry. He preached for 12 years in Grant, Wells, and Johnson counties, in Indiana. He and his wife had two daughters         


Information Found within Collection

Scope and Content:

Tom Krassean interviewed Rev. Miller on October 2, 1968, at Waugh, Boone County, Indiana. The interview covers his experiences in the Philippines, life following the war, conversion and life as a preacher, and discusses the KKK and its effects on his ministry.

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Collection Inventory:

Interview with Rev. James Miller taped 1968
Oral History Transcript

1972 Transcript

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 hardcover book
Collection Dates: October 1968
Provenance:  Interviewed by Tom Krassean
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
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Collection Notes: 

MA BA 8-2-2013