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Eben G. Miars
Saddler Eben G. Miars; Company G, 9th Illinois Cavalry

Eben G. Miars enlisted as a Private on 10 Sept 1861.
He was mustered into Company G of the Illinois 9th Cavalry regiment on 10 Sept 1861.
He served more than 49 months in the 9th Illinois Cavalry; 10 Sept 1861 to 31 Oct 1865.

While Eben G. Miars was in service, the 108th Illinois Infantry regiment was engaged in the following battles that had a direct impact on the course of the war and / or a decisive influence on a campaign:
  • Okolona, Miss., 22 Feb 1864
  • Tupelo, Miss., 14-15 July 1864
  • Franklin, Tenn., 30 Nov 1864
  • Nashville, Tenn., 15-16 Dec 1864

    Eben G. Miars was promoted to Saddler; no date given.

    Eben G. Miars re-enlisted int eh 9th ILL CAV on 01 Jan 1864.

    Eben G. Miars was mustered out on 31 Oct 1865 at Selma, Ala., the regiment removed to Springfield, Ill., where the men received final payment and discharge.

    The CWSSS database reports the name as 'Ebbin Myres'.
    The HDS database reports the name as 'Eben Myres'.
    'Eben Miars' is inscribed on the headstone.

  • Historical Data Systems, Inc., Duxbury, MA 02331
  • NPS CWSSS Regimental Histories
  • NPS CWSSS Battle Summaries
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