Names: Hoffman, Miller

From History of Grundy Co. MO. 1881

                        Dr .H. B. Miller .

H. B. Miller was born July 16, 1839, In Brown County, Illinois . His father, Samuel W. Miller, was a native of Kentucky , and his mother, Margaret Miller of Tennessee . He was educated in the common schools of his native county and at the academy at Mt. Sterling , Illinois . After he quit school he became a law student for a few months, and then began the study of medicine. He attended one course of lectures at the New Orleans Medical School before the war, and at the beginning of the war enlisted in company D, Eighty-fourth regiment Illinois volunteer infantry, as a private ,was promoted to first sergeant, then to second lieutenant, next to first lieutenant, and then brevet captain; he was in the Army of the Cumberland most of the time during his term of service, and participated in the battles of Perryville, Stone River, Chickamauga, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, and the Atlanta campaign, Franklin and Nashville; was discharged June 8, 1865. He resumed his medical studies after the war, at Keokuk, practice of medicine, and has been very successful. Dr. Miller was united in Miss R. C. Hoffman, January 1,1866, at Palmyra , Missouri . She was born September 8, 1847. They have three children; named, respectively, Maud F., born November 11,1867. Leona M., born September 8, 1869;and Winfield G., born  May 1,1874