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General Miles in Tucson (access required)

Nelson Appleton Miles was born Aug. 6, 1839, at Westminster, Mass. On Sept. 9, 1861, at the age of 22, he was appointed a first lieutenant in the 22nd Massachusetts Infantry. He made a distinguished Civil War record and was mustered out a major general of volunteers, Sept. 1, 1866. Almost simultaneously, he was appointed ...

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