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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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Darrell Landrum
RE: Acree's Burial,
So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother Ted. I bet she had some wonderful stories and you are a fortunate man to have had all of these years to have spent with her. The work you have done with the memorials for the men in the Confederate section is greatly appreciated. I am glad to help in posting the best photo I possibly can to your memorials in the hopes of one day having a family member find their long lost loved ones. Such as is the case with Joyce who just left me a message here as well. She is the type of person that keeps me motivated.

Darrell
Added by Darrell Landrum on Oct 09, 2014 1:41 AM
Darrell Landrum
RE: Acree's Burial,
Totally understand about being busy Ted :) I have been trying hard to get a memorial up for all of the men in the Confederate section with a lot of help from LJH here as well as the gentleman in charge out at Old City. By and large, a labor of love. Lots of errors and omissions, but we are making progress.

Darrell
Added by Darrell Landrum on Oct 08, 2014 12:13 AM
Dr. Magee
Thanks
Ted,

Thanks for all you do for these soldiers and thanks for transferring the memorial of my third great-grandfather to me!

Paul
Added by Dr. Magee on Oct 05, 2014 11:35 AM
Carol Nocella
Epting family
Ted, Here's an update concerning the two brothers who went off to fight in the Civil War together, Frederick and John Epting. Frederick died in a POW camp and John lost a leg at the Battle of Fredericksburg. I recently linked up with a descendant of their sister who remained in Pennsylvania. The family story is that this sister looked for her two brothers all her life but never found them. Well, so now the family is reunited, at least on Findagrave, thanks to you.
Added by Carol Nocella on Oct 04, 2014 4:13 PM
Virginia Meadowcroft
Benjamin M. Green
Thank you, Ted, for the quick transfer. I appreciate your work.
Added by Virginia Meadowcroft on Oct 04, 2014 3:46 PM
Virginia Meadowcroft
Benjamin M. Green
Added by Virginia Meadowcroft on Oct 04, 2014 3:45 PM
Peggy Andrews Shafer
Corp James Huff
Ted - Thank you so much for the quick transfer! SO appreciate it! Peggy
Added by Peggy Andrews Shafer on Oct 01, 2014 12:24 AM
Peggy Andrews Shafer
Corp James Huff
Hello Ted, I'm wondering if you would consider transferring management of my GGG Grandfather, Corp James Huff, memorial #84676157 ? I have all of his family memorialized on Find A Grave and would love to have management of his as well. It's so sad to read about his manner of death in the POW camp during the Civil War. Thank you for your research. So many of us have benefitted from your time and efforts. Respectifully, Peggy
Added by Peggy Andrews Shafer on Sep 30, 2014 5:52 PM
Gina Evans
Thank You
Dear Ted, Thank You for taking the time to find our soldiers. I was thrilled to see my great great grandfather name's (Thomas Horan) listed for Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, PA. You really do not know how I am feeling as are some of my cousin who never knew this about him.

More importantly is the fact that people like you and before you who put a CW marker in the veterans area of this cemetery. It was amazing that was done in first place, never mind going above and beyond that call of duty. Thank You!

As I have learned and read about his service to this country, he was in the Civil War for ONE year. He served with Co. B 136th Reg't PA Infantry but that is all I know about the man except that after the war he married and had a large family and worked the coal mines as a laborer.

I also volunteer my time researching the Civil War Soldiers of Wyoming Co., PA and would be willing to share what I have on them. Please feel free to get in touch with me. Email: gevan@epix.net. Thanks again for all you do. Gina
Added by Gina Evans on Sep 29, 2014 7:01 PM
Carol Nocella
Frederick Epting
Ted,
Thank you for making the link to Frederick Epting's father's page. Since you are an expert on the Civil War, can you tell me in what battle was Frederick captured? His brother John lost a leg at the Battle of Fredericksburg. They were both in the same Company G, 90th PA Volunteer Infantry. Was Frederick captured before or after the Battle of Fredericksburg?
Thanks for the info.
Carol Nocella
Added by Carol Nocella on Sep 29, 2014 3:48 PM
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