Company "M" 3rd West Virginia Cavalry


John & Barbara (Barrickman) Miller

Photo & family info submitted by Mildred Zickafoose.

     John Miller, was born in Rockbridge County, Virginia and died 9 Mar 1909 in Upshur County, W.Va. His wife, Barbara Barrickman, died 28 May 1904 in Upshur County, W.Va. Both are buried at the Bailey Cemetery, Sand Run, Upshur County.


     According to the 1864 W.Va. Adjutant General's Report, John was 44 years old when he mustered into Company M, 3rd West Virginia Cavalry, on 16 Apr 1864. However, the final report states that he was 36 and confirms that he was born in Rockbridge County, Va.

     Following the war, John applied for a government pension, application #417.905, certificate #528.164.


Volunteer Enlistment
Pension Certificate

Martha MILLER b: 10 APR 1850 in W.Va.; m George Douglas
Henry MILLER b: 1852 in W.Va.; m Rebecca Wilfong
Elizabeth MILLER b: 27 FEB 1857 in Upshur County, W.Va.; m Daniel Carpenter 24 Jun 1880
Rachel MILLER b: 31 DEC 1858 in W.Va.; m Andrew Martin
Jefferson Davis MILLER b: 15 JUN 1860; m Victoria Martin 28 Feb 1887
Mary Virginia MILLER b: 27 APR 1862 in W.Va.
Alice MILLER b: 22 MAY 1866
John W. MILLER b: 8 APR 1870 in W.Va.
Sarah Bell MILLER b: 27 MAR 1874 in W.Va.
Ida Mae MILLER b: 27 MAR 1874 in W.Va.

     The Class I ("Honorably Discharged") Civil War medal, issued by the State of West Virginia, is owned by Mildred Zickafoose, gr-granddaughter. - [The Civil War Medals of West Virginia...Where Are They?]