"The records also show that Frederick W. Miner . . . . 1st Lieutenant, Company F, 22nd Regiment Texas Cavalry, Confederate States Army, enlisted December 21, 1861, at Paris, Texas, age 27 years, height 5 feet 10 inches, occupation lawyer, born in Connecticut, dark hair, blue eyes, fair complexion.
He is shown present June 30, 1862, but his service as such terminated shortly thereafter, the regiment having been re-organized on that date.
On July 2,1862, and for a time thereafter he signed documents as Captain and Judge Advocate, Department of Indian Territory and was commended by Colonel D. H. Cooper for services in the battle of Newtonia, Missouri September 30, 1862.
He appears subsequently to have served as a Volunteer Aide-de-Camp on the staff of General Cooper.
He was recommended for appointment as Captain and Assistant Quartermaster of the 1st Choctaw and Chickasaw Mounted Rifles, Confederate States Army, and he appears to have served as of that grade for on December 8, 1863, at Paris, Lamar County, Texas he tendered his resignation as Assistant Quartermaster of the 1st Brigade Indian Territory by reason of disability. An order was issued accepting his resignation to take affect January 13, 1864.
[Note, His doctor stated: that he had been treated " . . . within the last five years for disease of the heart, from which alliction, said F. Miner is liable to die at any time & ???? suddenly . . ."]
On February 26,1864, the order was revoked, it having been ascertained that he had not been appointed as such by the President.
No later record of him has been found."