From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Peter Miller '82

Date of birth: February 5, 1860

Date of death: April 3, 1883

Age: ~22

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Naval Academy Register

Peter Miller was admitted to the Naval Academy from Kansas on October 1, 1878 at age 18 years 7 months.


From Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute, 1884:

Naval Cadet Peter Miller. Born, Stockholm, Sweden, February 5, 1860. Appointed a Cadet Engineer, October 1, 1878. Graduated from the Naval Academy, June 8, 1882. Ordered to the Tennessee, July 26, 1882. Died on board the Tennessee, April 3, 1883, at Key West, Florida, having- been severely scalded the day previous by the bursting of a steam-pipe while on duty in the fireroom. Sea service, one year, four months ; shore duty, three years, one month; total service, four years, six months.

Class of 1882

Peter is one of 4 members of the Class of 1882 on Virtual Memorial Hall.