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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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Terri Snyder Satchwell
Alexander Kelly
Thank you very much for the transfer! Your kindness is sincerely appreciated.
Terri Snyder Satchwell
Added by Terri Snyder Satchwell on Apr 12, 2015 7:08 PM
RE: Mary Sargeant
Hi Ted,
My pleasure, regarding the sponsorship. Mary is my 8-great-grandmother, and I am gradually trying to sponsor my direct ancestors. Cheers!
Added by gravitas on Apr 01, 2015 1:28 PM
Nelson Josiah Finney
Thanks for adding the inscription on Nelson's memorial.
Added by RMW on Mar 05, 2015 9:11 PM
Natalie Woodall
John Cobb
Dear Mr. Myers, I noted with delight your entry for John Cobb in Danville National Cemetery. He was the brother of my great-great-grandfather, Perry Cobb. I would like to suggest a correction for the middle name. The initial should be G, not B. I suspect the entire name was Godfrey since his grandparents were John Cobb and Desire Godfrey. I have been looking for information on Pvt. Cobb and it seems, as you indicate, that he is one of the 140+ "unknowns" in the Danville Cemetery. Thank you for your kindness. Best wishes, Natalie J. Woodall, PhD
Added by Natalie Woodall on Feb 27, 2015 9:19 AM
Leeann Stebbins
George W. Canterbury
Hi Ted,

First let me thank you for all the hard work you do on Find a Grave for the veterans. I am contacting you regarding my great-great-grandfather's grave, George W. Canterbury-
# 96771386. I would like to have his last name corrected to "Canterbury", and also his date of birth to Nov 7, 1828. The date of death is correct. Once these corrections have been made, I will add his wife, and link his children. Thank you so much!
Added by Leeann Stebbins on Feb 26, 2015 9:33 AM
RE: Cogswell
Thanks..I made a memorial for him.

Added by OPPSheryl on Feb 15, 2015 12:19 PM
William Lucas 1841-1862
Thank you so much for adding the memorial for William Lucas. I have looked for his burial place for many many months and just discovered the Stones River Cemetery. He is a brother to my great grandfather. If you would consider a transfer, I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you again for taking the time and adding memorials. Karen
Added by kde on Feb 12, 2015 10:29 PM
Thank you...
for the Robinson transfer and to give me an opportunity to keep searching out family members. I appreciate your kindness.
Added by J.G.B. on Feb 12, 2015 1:06 PM
Suzzette G Yandle
Corp Thomas Wendling
Thank you for transferring his memorial. I will honor him.
Added by Suzzette G Yandle on Jan 30, 2015 11:09 AM
Karl Stelly
RE: James Gallagher
Hi Ted,

Yes, it looks good now. Thanks for the help!

Added by Karl Stelly on Jan 23, 2015 2:48 PM
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