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Ted Myers (#46904394)
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Bio Photo I began doing family genealogy over 30 years ago.After I retired from the military, I became very interested in the Civil War. I had visited many civil war cemeteries, and the many unknown soldiers buried in them. Every soldier who died in war for his country should be known and honored. And the families of the soldier should be able to know where he is buried, this has been my goal to provide that information to those who are searching for a soldier.

I spend a great deal of my time traveling to battlefields and cemeteries, and researching information on a soldier or person. If at anytime I can be of help or if you need more information please contact me. Or if you have more information on a soldier. If a correction needs to be made "PLEASE" contact me. Don't write an other "BIO" in the Flowers and Notes section of the Memorial. Leave a message or email me anytime.

I will tranfer memorials if it is a request made by a relative of a soldier. If you are not related please do not ask. If you have information in regards to a soldiers memorial I will be more then happy to add it.

"The Bivouac of The Dead"

The muffled drums sad roll's all beat
the soldier's last tatoo,
No more on life's parade shall meet
The brave and fallen few.

The neighing troop, the flashing blade,
The bugles stirring blast,
The charge,the dreadful cannonade,
The din and shout are past.

Rest on embalmed and sainted dead,
Dear as the blood ye gave,
No impious footstep here shall thread.
The herbage of your grave,

On fame's enternal camping ground,
Their silent tents are spread,
And glory guards with solemn round,
The bivouac of the dead.

No vision of the morrow's strife
The warrior's dream alarms,
No braying horn nor screaming fife
At dawn shall call to arms,

No rumor of the foe's advance
Now sweeps upon the wind,
No troubled thought at midnight haunts
Of love ones left behind,

Your own proud land's heroic soil
must be your fitter grave;
She claims from war his richest spoil,
The ashes of the brave.

-Theodore O'Hara-

Note: In making correction to memorials, I will make corrections, Birth dates, Death dates, Marriage dates add a spouse or children, if they have memorials, I will not add long Bio's, I just don't have the time. If you have a Bio I will be more then happy to transfer a memorial to you to add a bio, when finished just transfer it back. I spent a great deal of time traveling to battlefields and cemeteries which takes up a lot of my time, I would be greatful for any help you can give me in regards to memorials.

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K Sanders
William C Price
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you so much. I had a feeling William C Price died of illness during the Civil War. Just wish I could find where all these brothers are buried. Kim
Added by K Sanders on Apr 06, 2014 6:38 PM
K Sanders
William C Price
Thank you for your service and all your hard work connecting Veterans to their families. I am looking for my 3rd Great Grandfather William C Price d Apr 10 1863 Louisa KY Civil War. His brother James R Price died Apr 8 1865 Louisa, KY and another brother John W Price d in rebel prison at Salisbury NC. Any help appreciated.
Added by K Sanders on Apr 05, 2014 11:01 PM
James Hamilton
John Hamilton 1840-1865 (64)
Hi Ted, thank you for what you have done for our nation's vets.
My 2nd Great grand uncle John Hamilton b. 1840 was captured May 22 1864 after the battle of Spotsylvania and went to General Hospital 21 where he ded May 26, 1864. One of the historical records has him as died 1865, which is what you have. This is apparently some other official date. I have seen it mentioned as mustering out date, but everything else I have seen says he died May 26, 1864 at the confederate hospital for Union soldiers.
thank you
James Hamilton
US Army 1973-76
Added by James Hamilton on Mar 29, 2014 11:59 AM
Nancy Case Wolff
Pvt William Case
I am related to this soldier. I noticed that he has a memorial from "Veterans Family" and I would like to contact them or have them contact me. Can you make that happen? I am researching the Case family. Thank you,

Nancy (Case) Wolff
Added by Nancy Case Wolff on Mar 28, 2014 8:27 AM
Darrell Landrum
RE: Old City Cemetery
Hi Ted, you are certainly welcome. I have taken it upon myself to try and put up a memorial for all of the soldiers buried in the Confederate Section of The Old City Cemetery. I am so appreciative when I find people such as yourself who have done so much work to post memorials for the men, that the least I can do is to post a photo and location of their graves in the hopes that one day a family member will find their long lost loved one. Thank you sir so much for all of your work!

Darrell Landrum
Added by Darrell Landrum on Mar 24, 2014 1:47 AM
RE: Thanks for your help
Oh your right, they are duplicated. I didn't check the plot numbers. Sorry
Added by Desertthorn on Mar 23, 2014 9:47 PM
Thanks for your help
67035928 This is your guy, C CO 89th Ohio

51142500 Is this also your guy? C CO 89th OHIO

I really think one is my guy

Added by Desertthorn on Mar 23, 2014 7:33 PM
Thomas L Rees/Reese
I am looking for a Thomas Rees born in 1831 in NY and died at Andersonville, unfortunately without a date, but after Feb 20, 1864 when he was captured.
I see that your Thomas Rees also has a Thomas L Reese memorial in the same cemetery. I don't want to add a new one if your sure both Thomas' are your guy.
Let me know, Lynne
Added by Desertthorn on Mar 21, 2014 12:38 PM
James Rathbun at Stones River
James, Almeron, and Edwin Rathbun are all buried at Stones River according to the cemetery interment records (not the VA's). There is no burial location indicated. All were KIA on the same day. Here is a link to the burial records:
Added by Red on Mar 10, 2014 6:44 PM
Kathy (McPhaul) Cather
Daniel A McPhaul
Thank you so VERY much!! I can not tell you what it means!! that in some small way he is back with his family!! Abundant blessings!!
Added by Kathy (McPhaul) Cather on Mar 05, 2014 2:18 PM
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