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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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Carol Nocella
RE: Lost soldier
Ted, yes, I'm looking for an Andrew Shade, son of Johannes/John Shade and Anna Maria/Mary Gebhart. According to the 1850 census and a guardianship document (at age 13), he was born 1826-1827 in PA. In the 1860 census, he's age 30 giving him a birthdate of 1829-1830, but I think 1826-1827 is probably correct. He had siblings named Henry, Justina, Adam, George, Joseph, Mary Ann, John, Elizabeth and Daniel. Daniel was my gr. grandfather. I've got a note saying that Andrew never married, but I don't know that for sure. Andrew's birth family moved from PA and settled in Montgomery Co. OH about 1830. He's there in 1850. In 1860 Andrew (age 30) is living with elder brother Henry in Bryan, Williams Co. OH. That's all I know.

As I said, online I found a Civil War record for an Andrew Shade; I gave you his regiment, etc. in my previous message. I don't know if this fellow is the one I'm looking for or not. There were a couple of Andrew Shades in Ohio, but none of them were from Montgomery Co. or Williams Co. This military record says he applied for a pension in 1880, yet I cannot find "my" Andrew in any census, death record, or any other record after 1860. So this military record may very well be for another Andrew Shade, but I figure it's worth looking into. It's a real mystery, what happened to "my" Andrew. Thanks...
Added by Carol Nocella on Oct 24, 2014 1:27 PM
Carol Nocella
Lost soldier
Can you keep your eye out for an Andrew Shade, born 1826 or 1827 in Pennsylvania, moved to Montgomery Co. Ohio as a child, served with the 128th OH Inf., Co. D in the Civil War. He might be a relative of mine who seems to disappear from all records after 1860. Thanks,
Carol (Shade) Nocella
Added by Carol Nocella on Oct 23, 2014 6:29 PM
Bruce Banister
Garrett Taylor
Dear sir,
This Garrett Taylor you have listed buried in Stones River National Cemetery is my GGG Grandfather. His place of internment is in the Corinth National Cemetery. I have been there and seen it. When I visited the Stones River location, he is not in their records of being buried there even though records show him killed at that battle. It is a mystery for sure.
Added by Bruce Banister on Oct 23, 2014 5:20 PM
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.

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.

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

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

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
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